S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
January 9, 2013
Introduced by Sen. MAZIARZ -- 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 prohibiting on campus
residency as a requirement for scholarships, grants and awards offered
by the state university of New York
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 141 to
read as follows:
S 141. SCHOLARSHIPS, GRANTS AND AWARDS; CAMPUS RESIDENCY REQUIREMENT
PROHIBITED. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, NO SCHOLAR-
SHIP, GRANT, AWARD OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TUITION ASSISTANCE OFFERED BY
ANY COLLEGE OF THE UNIVERSITY, SHALL, AS A CONDITION OF ELIGIBILITY,
REQUIRE THAT THE STUDENT RECEIVING SUCH SCHOLARSHIP, GRANT, AWARD OR
ASSISTANCE RESIDE ON CAMPUS IN CAMPUS HOUSING, EXCEPT WHERE SUCH SCHOL-
ARSHIP, GRANT, AWARD OR ASSISTANCE IS SPECIFICALLY DESIGNATED FOR
ON-CAMPUS HOUSING OR BOARD.
2. NOTHING IN THIS SECTION SHALL BE CONSTRUED TO PROHIBIT ANY COLLEGE
OF THE UNIVERSITY FROM REQUIRING THAT A STUDENT BE A RESIDENT OF THE
STATE OF NEW YORK IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE A SCHOLARSHIP,
GRANT, AWARD OR ANY OTHER FORM OF TUITION ASSISTANCE.
S 2. This act shall take effect July 1, 2013.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.