assembly Bill A6829D

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants that satisfy certain criteria

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May 21, 2012 print number 6829d
May 21, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to governmental operations
Dec 06, 2011 print number 6829b
amend and recommit to governmental operations
May 04, 2012 print number 6829c
amend and recommit to governmental operations
Nov 30, 2011 print number 6829a
amend and recommit to governmental operations
Apr 04, 2011 referred to governmental operations

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A6829 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4179D
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

A6829 - Summary

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

A6829 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  6829

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. LINARES, WRIGHT, P. RIVERA, MENG, AUBRY -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  dream  act providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York dream act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to  read
as follows:
  S  101.  NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "CERTIFIED COMMUNITY SERVICE" SHALL MEAN A PERIOD  OF  SERVING  THE
COMMUNITY  THAT  SATISFIES THE REQUIREMENTS PROMULGATED IN THE RULES AND
REGULATIONS AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.
  B. "ELIGIBLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION TWO THIS SECTION.
  C. "UNDOCUMENTED" SHALL MEAN WITHOUT A VALID IMMIGRATION VISA.
  3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS UNDER SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL:
  A. HAVE GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA  OR  ITS
EQUIVALENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO A GED;
  B.  HAVE  ENTERED  THE  UNITED  STATES  UNDOCUMENTED BEFORE THE AGE OF
SIXTEEN;
  C. BE UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTY-FIVE;
  D. NOT HAVE BEEN CONVICTED IN THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE OR  TERRI-
TORY OF A FELONY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-01-1

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Multi-Sponsors

A6829A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4179D
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

A6829A - Summary

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

A6829A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6829--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LINARES, WRIGHT, P. RIVERA, MENG, AUBRY, CASTRO,
  WEPRIN, JAFFEE, JACOBS, JEFFRIES, BRENNAN,  THIELE,  BARRON,  ROBERTS,
  GIBSON, CAMARA, RODRIGUEZ, LAVINE, LANCMAN, DenDEKKER, ORTIZ, FARRELL,
  KAVANAGH, O'DONNELL, SCARBOROUGH, ROBINSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of  A.   GOTTFRIED, HOOPER, MONTESANO, NOLAN -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Governmental Operations --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  dream  act providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York dream act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to  read
as follows:
  S  101.  NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "ELIGIBLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  B. "UNDOCUMENTED" SHALL MEAN A NON-NATURALIZED IMMIGRANT.
  3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS UNDER SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL:
  A. HAVE GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA  OR  ITS
EQUIVALENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO A GED;
  B. HAVE ENTERED THE UNITED STATES BEFORE THE AGE OF SIXTEEN;
  C. BE UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTY-FIVE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-07-1

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6829B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4179D
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

A6829B - Summary

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

A6829B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6829--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LINARES, WRIGHT, P. RIVERA, MENG, AUBRY, CASTRO,
  WEPRIN, JAFFEE, JACOBS, JEFFRIES, BRENNAN,  THIELE,  BARRON,  ROBERTS,
  GIBSON, CAMARA, RODRIGUEZ, LAVINE, LANCMAN, DenDEKKER, ORTIZ, FARRELL,
  KAVANAGH, O'DONNELL, SCARBOROUGH, ROBINSON -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.
  of  A.   GOTTFRIED, HOOPER, MONTESANO, NOLAN -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Governmental Operations --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee -- again  reported  from  said  committee  with  amendments,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the New
  York dream act providing certain benefits to  undocumented  immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York dream act".
  S  2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to read
as follows:
  S 101. NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "ELIGIBLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  B. "UNDOCUMENTED" SHALL MEAN A NON-NATURALIZED IMMIGRANT.
  3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS UNDER SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL:
  A.  HAVE  GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR ITS
EQUIVALENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO A GED;
  B. HAVE ENTERED THE UNITED STATES BEFORE THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-10-1

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6829C - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4179D
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

A6829C - Summary

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

A6829C - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6829--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LINARES, WRIGHT, P. RIVERA, MENG, AUBRY, CASTRO,
  WEPRIN, JAFFEE, JACOBS, JEFFRIES, BRENNAN,  THIELE,  BARRON,  ROBERTS,
  GIBSON,  CAMARA, RODRIGUEZ, LAVINE, LANCMAN, ORTIZ, FARRELL, KAVANAGH,
  O'DONNELL, SCARBOROUGH, ROBINSON, BENEDETTO, MOYA, SIMOTAS, ROSENTHAL,
  CRESPO, BOYLAND, STEVENSON, N. RIVERA, PERRY, MAISEL, SCHIMEL, CAHILL,
  J. RIVERA,  RAMOS,  ESPINAL,  CLARK,  GOLDFEDER,   TITUS,   M. MILLER,
  DenDEKKER,  ARROYO,  KELLNER  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK,
  DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED,  HEASTIE,  HOOPER,  LIFTON,  LUPARDO,  J. MILLER,
  MILLMAN,  NOLAN,  PAULIN,  RUSSELL  --  read  once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Governmental Operations in accordance with  Assem-
  bly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  dream  act providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York dream act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to  read
as follows:
  S  101.  NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-12-2

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A6829D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4179D
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

A6829D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

A6829D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 6829--D

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              April 4, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LINARES, WRIGHT, P. RIVERA, MENG, AUBRY, CASTRO,
  WEPRIN, JAFFEE, JACOBS, JEFFRIES, BRENNAN,  THIELE,  BARRON,  ROBERTS,
  GIBSON,  CAMARA, RODRIGUEZ, LAVINE, LANCMAN, ORTIZ, FARRELL, KAVANAGH,
  O'DONNELL, SCARBOROUGH, ROBINSON, BENEDETTO, MOYA, SIMOTAS, ROSENTHAL,
  CRESPO, BOYLAND, STEVENSON, N. RIVERA, PERRY, MAISEL, SCHIMEL, CAHILL,
  J. RIVERA,  RAMOS,  ESPINAL,  CLARK,  GOLDFEDER,   TITUS,   M. MILLER,
  DenDEKKER,  ARROYO,  KELLNER  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK,
  DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED,  HEASTIE,  HOOPER,  LIFTON,  LUPARDO,  J. MILLER,
  MILLMAN,  NOLAN,  PAULIN,  RUSSELL  --  read  once and referred to the
  Committee on Governmental Operations  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- again reported from said  committee  with  amendments,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Governmental Operations in accordance with  Assem-
  bly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee  --  again
  reported  from  said  committee  with amendments, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  the  New  York  State
  dream act; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating ther-
  eto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
State Dream Act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED and
a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3. QUALIFICATIONS. A. QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRAD-
UATE LEVEL OF STUDY. A QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRADU-
ATE LEVEL OF STUDY SHALL MEAN:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-16-2

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