STATE OF NEW YORK
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
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 § 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.