assembly Bill A8689A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Creates the New York DREAM fund commission and makes family tuition accounts available to account owners who provide a taxpayer identification number

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2012 referred to higher education
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Apr 19, 2012 advanced to third reading cal.458
Apr 18, 2012 reported
reported referred to ways and means
Apr 03, 2012 print number 8689b
Apr 03, 2012 amend and recommit to governmental operations
Mar 01, 2012 print number 8689a
Mar 01, 2012 amend (t) and recommit to governmental operations
Jan 04, 2012 referred to governmental operations
Nov 21, 2011 referred to governmental operations

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A8689 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609, amd §695-e, Ed L

A8689 - Summary

Creates the New York DREAM fund commission, which shall be committed to advancing the educational opportunities of children of immigrants through scholarship programs that provide assistance with the costs of higher education; makes family tuition accounts available to account owners who provide a valid taxpayer identification number.

A8689 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  8689

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MOYA, CRESPO, P. RIVERA, O'DONNELL, MENG, JAFFEE,
  BRONSON,  GOTTFRIED,  ROSENTHAL,  CASTRO, GIBSON, M. MILLER, V. LOPEZ,
  HEASTIE, LANCMAN,  STEVENSON,  SIMOTAS,  ROBERTS,  RODRIGUEZ,  CAMARA,
  ORTIZ,  LINARES,  CLARK  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. ABINANTI,
  DenDEKKER, NOLAN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Govern-
  mental Operations

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating the New  York
  DREAM fund commission

  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 609 to
read as follows:
  S 609. NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION.  1. (A) THERE SHALL BE  CREATED
A  NEW  YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED TO ADVANCING
THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B) THE NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL  BE  COMPOSED  OF  TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II)  THREE  MEMBERS  SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (IV) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE
SENATE;
  (V) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEM-
BLY;
  (C) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL REFLECT
THE  RACIAL,  ETHNIC,  GENDER, LANGUAGE, AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY OF THE
STATE.
  (D) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL INCLUDE
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS AND FACULTY, AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13217-03-1

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A8689A - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609, amd §695-e, Ed L

A8689A - Summary

Creates the New York DREAM fund commission, which shall be committed to advancing the educational opportunities of children of immigrants through scholarship programs that provide assistance with the costs of higher education; makes family tuition accounts available to account owners who provide a valid taxpayer identification number.

A8689A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8689--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MOYA, CRESPO, P. RIVERA, O'DONNELL, MENG, JAFFEE,
  BRONSON,  GOTTFRIED,  ROSENTHAL,  CASTRO, GIBSON, M. MILLER, V. LOPEZ,
  HEASTIE, LANCMAN,  STEVENSON,  SIMOTAS,  ROBERTS,  RODRIGUEZ,  CAMARA,
  ORTIZ, LINARES, CLARK, SCHIMEL, PERRY, WEPRIN, HEVESI, ESPINAL, AUBRY,
  JEFFRIES,  DenDEKKER,  RAMOS,  BRAUNSTEIN, SCARBOROUGH, MAISEL, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, BENEDETTO, KAVANAGH, COOK, BOYLAND, LAVINE,  JACOBS,  SIMANOW-
  ITZ,  GOLDFEDER, CAHILL, QUART, MILLMAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A.  ABINANTI, BRENNAN, MONTESANO, NOLAN, RA, TITONE -- read  once  and
  referred to the Committee on Governmental Operations -- recommitted to
  the  Committee  on Governmental Operations in accordance with Assembly
  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating the New York
  DREAM fund commission and making family tuition accounts available  to
  account owners who provide a taxpayer identification number

  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 609 to
read as follows:
  S 609. NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION.  1. (A) THERE SHALL BE  CREATED
A  NEW  YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED TO ADVANCING
THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B) THE NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL  BE  COMPOSED  OF  TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II)  THREE  MEMBERS  SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (IV) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE
SENATE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13217-04-2

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A8689B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609, amd §695-e, Ed L

A8689B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Creates the New York DREAM fund commission, which shall be committed to advancing the educational opportunities of children of immigrants through scholarship programs that provide assistance with the costs of higher education; makes family tuition accounts available to account owners who provide a valid taxpayer identification number.

A8689B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 8689--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            November 21, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MOYA, CRESPO, P. RIVERA, O'DONNELL, MENG, JAFFEE,
  BRONSON,  GOTTFRIED,  ROSENTHAL,  CASTRO, GIBSON, M. MILLER, V. LOPEZ,
  HEASTIE, LANCMAN,  STEVENSON,  SIMOTAS,  ROBERTS,  RODRIGUEZ,  CAMARA,
  ORTIZ, LINARES, CLARK, SCHIMEL, PERRY, WEPRIN, HEVESI, ESPINAL, AUBRY,
  JEFFRIES,  DenDEKKER,  RAMOS,  BRAUNSTEIN, SCARBOROUGH, MAISEL, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, BENEDETTO, KAVANAGH, COOK, BOYLAND, LAVINE,  JACOBS,  SIMANOW-
  ITZ,  GOLDFEDER,  CAHILL, QUART, MILLMAN, ARROYO -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A. ABINANTI, BRENNAN, MONTESANO, NOLAN, RA,  TITONE  --  read
  once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on Governmental Operations --
  recommitted to the Committee on Governmental Operations in  accordance
  with  Assembly  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 creating the New  York
  DREAM  fund commission and making family tuition accounts available to
  account owners who provide a taxpayer identification number

  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 609 to
read as follows:
  S  609. NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION.  1. (A) THERE SHALL BE CREATED
A NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED  TO  ADVANCING
THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B)  THE  NEW  YORK  DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL BE COMPOSED OF TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13217-07-2