Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 31, 2023||
referred to crime victims, crime and correction
Senate Bill S3415
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Crime Victims, Crime And Correction Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S3415 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S3415 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3415 SPONSOR: MYRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the correction law and the executive law, in relation to prohibiting colleges from asking about an applicant's prior arrests or convictions during the pre-admissions process PURPOSE:: To make the aspirations of Brown v. Board of Education a reality for people with past criminal justice involvement and to benefit New York State's economy. This will be accomplished by removing barriers to high- er education, and those with past criminal justice involvement will be equipped with the tools necessary to become fully reintegrated into society, in turn strengthening families and the fabric of New York's communities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:: Section 1 amends the correction law by adding a new article 23-B which
2023-S3415 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3415 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. MYRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Crime Victims, Crime and Correction AN ACT to amend the correction law and the executive law, in relation to prohibiting colleges from asking about an applicant's prior arrests or convictions during the pre-admissions process THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The correction law is amended by adding a new article 23-B to read as follows: ARTICLE 23-B COLLEGE ADMISSIONS FOR PERSONS PREVIOUSLY CONVICTED OF ONE OR MORE CRIMINAL OFFENSES SECTION 770. DEFINITIONS. 771. LEGISLATIVE INTENT. 772. PROHIBITION AGAINST INQUIRIES ABOUT ARRESTS THAT DID NOT RESULT IN A CRIMINAL CONVICTION AND CRIMINAL CONVICTIONS THAT HAVE BEEN SEALED. 773. PRE-ACCEPTANCE PROHIBITION AGAINST INQUIRY INTO CRIMINAL HISTORY. 774. POST-ACCEPTANCE INQUIRY ABOUT CRIMINAL HISTORY PERMITTED. 775. INQUIRIES INTO CRIMINAL HISTORY NOT REQUIRED. 776. ENFORCEMENT. § 770. DEFINITIONS. 1. "COLLEGE" SHALL MEAN COLLEGES, UNIVERSITIES, PROFESSIONAL AND TECHNICAL SCHOOLS AND OTHER INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION AUTHORIZED TO CONFER DEGREES PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISIONS TWO, THREE AND EIGHT OF SECTION TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW. 2. "ADMISSIONS DECISION-MAKING PROCESS" SHALL MEAN SUBMISSION OF THE APPLICATION AND ALL ASPECTS OF THE APPLICATION PROCESS THROUGH ADMIS- SION. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06203-01-3 S. 3415 2
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