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S01715 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2013-2014 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                     January 9, 2013
        Introduced  by  Sens.  ESPAILLAT, KENNEDY, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ -- read twice
          and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
          on Education
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  prohibiting  school

          districts  from  disallowing home-schooled students from participating
          in district interscholastic sports
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 1501-d
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  1501-d.  Homeschooled  students; interscholastic sports.   Notwith-
     4  standing any other provision of law to the contrary, boards of education
     5  of  school  districts  are  prohibited  from  disallowing   homeschooled
     6  students  from  participating  in the district's interscholastic sports,
     7  and shall make provision for such participation.
     8    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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