|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
|Jun 07, 2011||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 03, 2011||referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs|
senate Bill S2902
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2902 - Details
S2902 - Summary
Provides that Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans shall receive up to four years of undergraduate or three years graduate education at SUNY or CUNY tuition free.
S2902 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2902 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the military law, in relation to providing that Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans receive tuition free education at schools of the state university of New York or the city university of New York PURPOSE: To provide free SUNY or CUNY tuition to Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 -- Adds a new Article V to the Military Law to provide free SUNY or CUNY tuition to Afghanistan and Iraq war veterans. Those taking advantage of this opportunity must be residents of New York State and meet the other requirements laid out in this Article. Section 2 -- Effective date. JUSTIFICATION: Veterans of Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom put
S2902 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2902 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 3, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, BONACIC, GRIFFO, LARKIN, MAZIARZ, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs AN ACT to amend the military law, in relation to providing that Afghan- istan and Iraq war veterans receive tuition free education at schools of the state university of New York or the city 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 military law is amended by adding a new article 5 to read as follows: ARTICLE V TUITION FREE EDUCATION FOR VETERANS OF THE AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ WARS SECTION 100. TUITION FREE EDUCATION FOR VETERANS OF THE AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ WARS. S 100. TUITION FREE EDUCATION FOR VETERANS OF THE AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ WARS. 1. "AFGHANISTAN OR IRAQ WAR VETERAN" MEANS A PERSON (I) WHO IS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, AND (II) WHO SERVED IN THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES IN AN AREA DESIGNATED AS A COMBAT ZONE BY THE PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES DURING OPERATION ENDURING FREEDOM OR OPERATION IRAQI FREEDOM, WHO WAS DISCHARGED THEREFROM UNDER OTHER THAN DISHONORABLE CONDITIONS. 2. AFGHANISTAN AND IRAQ WAR VETERANS WHO ARE ACCEPTED FOR ENROLLMENT AT ANY OF THE SCHOOLS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK OR THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK SHALL RECEIVE UP TO EIGHT SEMESTERS OF FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDY, OR THE EQUIVALENT OF FOUR ACADEMIC YEARS, OR UP TO SIX SEMESTERS, THE EQUIVALENT OF THREE ACADEMIC YEARS OF GRADUATE STUDY TUITION FREE. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00563-01-1
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