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August 15, 2003

Assembly Bill 5253: Tax Credit for Education Expenses of Homeschoolers

Author:

Assemblymen WARNER, PRENTISS, WIRTH, FINCH, TOWNSEND, HOOKER

Multi-Sponsored by Assemblyman BURLING, CROUCH, NESBITT

Summary:

This is a tax credit bill for education expenses, including those for a home instruction program. The bill refers to home instruction as a program providing substantially equivalent instruction to that provided in public school under § 3204 of the Education Law. Home instruction is conducted under § 100.10 of the Regulations of the Commissioner of Education, but the State Education Department considers compliance with the regulation to meet the "substantially requirement" standard.

Status:

This bill was introduced on February 25, 2003, and was in the Ways and Means Committee.
While the first year of the 2003-2004 session of the New York legislature ended June 20, 2003, this bill could be re-introduced in January of 2004.

HSLDA's Position:

This bill was supported.

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