senate Bill S2908

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state nursing faculty scholarship incentive program

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Feb 03, 2011 referred to higher education

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S2908 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A646
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §605, add §671-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1513, A7102

S2908 - Summary

Establishes the New York state nursing faculty scholarship incentive program for advanced degrees in nursing; such incentives shall be awarded annually, on a competitive basis, to registered professional nurses and certified nurse practitioners who are in a masters or doctoral program and agree to teach nursing for one year for each year such incentive is awarded.

S2908 - Sponsor Memo

S2908 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2908

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  DeFRANCISCO,  BONACIC,  GRIFFO,  JOHNSON, LARKIN,
  RANZENHOFER -- 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 establishing a New
  York state nursing faculty scholarship incentive program for  advanced
  degrees in nursing

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

  Section 1. Section 605 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 13 to read as follows:
  13. NEW YORK STATE NURSING FACULTY SCHOLARSHIP INCENTIVE  PROGRAM.  A.
PURPOSE.  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL AWARD SCHOLARSHIPS FOR THE PURPOSE OF
INCREASING THE NUMBER OF EDUCATORS AND ADJUNCT CLINICAL FACULTY TEACHING
IN A FIELD OF NURSING EDUCATION IN NEW  YORK  STATE.  SUCH  SCHOLARSHIPS
SHALL BE AWARDED ON A COMPETITIVE BASIS TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE REGISTERED
PROFESSIONAL NURSES WITH PREVIOUS CLINICAL EXPERIENCE IN NURSING AND WHO
DEMONSTRATE ACADEMIC MERIT FOR ADMISSION TO MASTERS OR DOCTORAL PROGRAMS
IN  NURSING  WHICH WILL ENHANCE THE RECIPIENT'S PROFICIENCY AS A NURSING
EDUCATOR. PREFERENCE SHALL BE GIVEN TO APPLICANTS WHO  ARE  EMPLOYED  AS
REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSES,  WILL  ATTEND SUCH MASTERS OR DOCTORAL
PROGRAM FULL-TIME AND WHOSE COST TO ATTEND  SUCH  PROGRAM  IS  PARTIALLY
UNDERWRITTEN A MINIMUM OF TWENTY-FIVE PERCENT BY AGREEMENT WITH A COMMU-
NITY AGENCY, HEALTH CARE PROVIDER AND/OR APPROVED NURSING PROGRAM.
  B.  ELIGIBILITY. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN AWARD PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVI-
SION, APPLICANTS SHALL AGREE TO SERVE, UPON  COMPLETION  OF  THE  DEGREE
PROGRAM, AS NURSING EDUCATORS OR AS ADJUNCT CLINICAL FACULTY IN APPROVED
NURSING PROGRAMS WITHIN NEW YORK STATE THAT LEAD TO LICENSURE IN NURSING
UNDER ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE OF THIS CHAPTER.  APPLICANTS SHALL
SERVE  THE  EQUIVALENT OF NINE MONTHS FULL-TIME SERVICE IN SUCH PROGRAMS
FOR EACH ANNUAL AWARD RECEIVED BY THE RECIPIENT, BUT NO  LESS  THAN  TWO
ACADEMIC  YEARS.  SUCH  SERVICE  SHALL  BE  COMPLETED AND APPORTIONED IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02316-01-1

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