Incarcerated persons; develop accessibility to higher education using video conferencing technology. (SB953)

Introduced By

Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Postsecondary education for incarcerated individuals. Requires the Director of the Department of Corrections to maintain a system, in conjunction with the Department of Correctional Education, for developing postsecondary education for incarcerated individuals via the Internet or videoconferencing technology. Read the Bill »


03/09/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079014800
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
01/22/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
01/23/2007Read second time
01/23/2007Reading of amendment waived
01/23/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/23/2007Engrossed by Senate as amended SB953E
01/23/2007Printed as engrossed 079014800-E
01/24/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/24/2007Communicated to House
02/05/2007Placed on Calendar
02/05/2007Read first time
02/05/2007Referred to Committee on Education
02/12/2007Committee substitute printed 072382800-H1
02/13/2007Read second time
02/14/2007Read third time
02/14/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072382800-H1
02/14/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB953H1
02/14/2007Passed House with substitute (91-Y 3-N)
02/14/2007VOTE: PASSAGE (91-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2007House substitute agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N)
02/16/2007VOTE: (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB953ER)
02/23/2007Signed by Speaker
02/24/2007Signed by President
03/02/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB953ER)
03/09/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 149 (effective 7/1/07)
03/14/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0149)