1. When regular test administrations are given on days of religious observance which prevent attendance by test subjects at such regular administrations special administrations shall be offered with the same frequency as regular administrations as soon after or before as is possible, at comparable times, places and cost.

Terms Used In N.Y. Education Law 342-A

  • test: means any test that is given in New York at the expense of the test subject and designed for use and used in the process of selection for post-secondary or professional school admissions. See N.Y. Education Law 340
  • Test agency: means any organization, association, corporation, partnership, or individual or person that develops, sponsors or administers a test. See N.Y. Education Law 340
  • Test subject: means an individual to whom a test is administered. See N.Y. Education Law 340

2. Provided, however, a test agency shall not be required to offer a greater number of special administrations than were offered during the base year commencing August first, nineteen hundred seventy-eight and ending July thirty-first, nineteen hundred seventy-nine unless the number of regular administrations is increased in any subsequent testing year, in which case the provisions of subdivision one shall apply.

3. No test subject shall by reason of religious belief be denied by a test agency, the opportunity to take a test which shall be disclosed pursuant to subdivisions one and two of section three hundred forty-two of this article during any twelve month period.