S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
S. 1940 A. 2135
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y
January 14, 2011
IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, LARKIN -- read twice and
ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. SCHIMMINGER, JAFFEE, CASTRO, HOOP-
ER, MENG, GALEF, ZEBROWSKI, MILLMAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
COOK, LIFTON, MAISEL, MARKEY, MAYERSOHN, PHEFFER, REILLY -- read once
and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the unlawful sale of
dissertations, theses and term papers
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
1 Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 213-b of the education law, as
2 added by chapter 307 of the laws of 1981, is amended to read as follows:
3 1. No person shall, for financial consideration, or the promise of
4 financial consideration, prepare, offer to prepare, cause to be
5 prepared, sell or offer for sale to any person any [
6 EITHER WRITTEN OR PROVIDED THROUGH ELECTRONIC MEDIA which the seller
7 knows, is informed or has reason to believe is intended for submission
8 as a dissertation, thesis, term paper, essay, report or other [ written]
9 assignment by a student in a university, college, academy, school or
10 other educational institution to such institution or to a course, semi-
11 nar or degree program held by such institution.
12 S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.