senate Bill S1513

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state nursing faculty scholarship incentive program

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

do you support this bill?

Actions

view actions (2)
Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2010 referred to higher education
Feb 02, 2009 referred to higher education

S1513 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7102
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law

S1513 - Bill Texts

view summary

view sponsor memo
BILL NUMBER: S1513

TITLE OF BILL :
An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a New
York state nursing faculty scholarship incentive program for advanced
degrees in nursing


PURPOSE :
To provide scholarship incentives tar nurses to further their studies
towards a masters' or doctoral degree, in exchange far agreeing to
teach or train nursing candidates in an accredited New York state
nursing program.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS :
Section one -- Amends section 605 of the Education Law to provide tar
a nursing scholarship incentive program for advanced degrees in
nursing.

Section two -- Effective date.

JUSTIFICATION :
The shortage of nurses in underserved areas of our state is a critical
need. In order to address that need, more nurses must be trained
Unfortunately, the number of nurses with advanced degrees who are
available to teach and train new nursing candidates in the state's
nursing schools is rapidly decreasing, with many more retirements
expected within the next ten years.

This bill would encourage those with a current professional nursing
degree to seek an advanced degree and, in exchange, agree to teach or
train new nursing candidates in an accredited nursing program within
New York State. Scholarship incentives like these will be a major step
toward addressing the nursing shortage which currently exists in many
parts of New York State.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY :

2007-2008 -- S.4868/A.1211
2005-2006 -- A.451
2004 -- A.9496

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS :
Undetermined.

EFFECTIVE DATE :
Immediately.
view full text
The Bill text is not available.

Comments

Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.

By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.