S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2011-2012 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
March 9, 2011
Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education
AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing Cornell
university to enter into memoranda of understanding with state agen-
cies to provide services and technical assistance
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Section 5704 of the education law is amended to read as
S 5704. Trustees shall make reports; university subject to visitation
of regents; SERVICES FOR STATE AGENCIES. 1. The trustees of said
university shall make all the reports and perform such other acts as may
be necessary to conform to the act of congress, entitled "An act donat-
ing public lands to the several states and territories which may provide
colleges for the benefit of agriculture and the mechanic arts, "
approved July second, eighteen hundred sixty-two. The said university
shall be subject to visitation of the regents of the university.
2. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, CORNELL
UNIVERSITY AS THE LAND GRANT UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK STATE UNDER THE ACT
OF CONGRESS OF JULY SECOND, EIGHTEEN HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO IS AUTHORIZED TO
ENTER INTO MEMORANDA OF UNDERSTANDING WITH STATE AGENCIES FOR THE
PURPOSE OF PROVIDING SERVICES AND TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE RELATED TO ITS
LAND GRANT MISSION.
S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.