S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KENNEDY, LIBOUS, MAZIARZ -- read twice
and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
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 S 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 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.