senate Bill S1789

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides a program fee option for graduate students to allow continued access to certain facilities within the state university

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2012 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1430
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 13, 2011 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 23, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 18, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 17, 2011 1st report cal.745
Jan 12, 2011 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jun 20, 2012 - Rules committee Vote

S1789
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 17, 2011 - Higher Education committee Vote

S1789
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 17, 2011

aye wr (1)

S1789 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2358
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1550A, A5014A

S1789 - Summary

Provides a program fee option to allow graduate students who have taken at least 30 credits towards the completion of a degree to maintain access to certain facilities within the state university in order to continue a research project or to pursue other academic requirements.

S1789 - Sponsor Memo

S1789 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1789

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 12, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  providing  a  program
  fee option for graduate students

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

  Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of  the  educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 10 to read as follows:
  (10) THE TRUSTEES SHALL ALSO ESTABLISH AN ACCESS FEE OPTION THAT WOULD
ALLOW A STUDENT WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE
AND  HAS  COMPLETED  AT  LEAST  THIRTY  CREDITS,  AND  IS  ON LEAVE FROM
FULL-TIME STUDY, TO MAINTAIN ACCESS TO  CERTAIN  FACILITIES  WITHIN  THE
STATE  UNIVERSITY SUCH AS LIBRARIES, COMPUTERS AND/OR STUDENT CENTERS IN
ORDER TO CONTINUE  A  RESEARCH  PROJECT  OR  TO  PURSUE  OTHER  ACADEMIC
REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE UNIVERSITY, WITHOUT BEING ENROLLED
IN  REGULAR  CREDIT  COURSES.  SUCH FEE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE COST OF ONE
CREDIT OF THE STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF GRADUATE OR DOCTORATE COURSE WORK  AS
ESTABLISHED BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06270-01-1

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