senate Bill S3132

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Appropriates moneys for and authorizes support of college summer programs to prepare economically and educationally disadvantaged student for graduate programs; appr

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Feb 09, 2011 referred to finance

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S3132 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5684
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Appropriations
Laws Affected:
Add ยง6456, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2060

S3132 - Summary

Authorizes commissioner of education to contract with three public or independent institutions of higher education for the support of special summer programs established in order to increase the number of economically and educationally disadvantaged undergraduate students who are prepared for admission to graduate educational programs; establishes eligibility requirements in order to attend such special summer programs; appropriates $711,200 therefor.

S3132 - Sponsor Memo

S3132 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3132

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HUNTLEY, DIAZ, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, SAMPSON, SAVINO
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to opportunity for gradu-
  ate education, and making an appropriation therefor

  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 6456
to read as follows:
  S 6456. OPPORTUNITY FOR GRADUATE EDUCATION. 1. TO ADVANCE THE CAUSE OF
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY IN  GRADUATE  EDUCATION,  THE  COMMISSIONER  MAY
CONTRACT  WITH THREE PUBLIC OR INDEPENDENT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCA-
TION FOR THE SUPPORT OF SPECIAL SUMMER PROGRAMS ESTABLISHED TO  INCREASE
THE NUMBER OF ECONOMICALLY AND EDUCATIONALLY DISADVANTAGED UNDERGRADUATE
STUDENTS  WHO  ARE PREPARED FOR ADMISSION TO EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS BEYOND
THE BACCALAUREATE DEGREE. IN ORDER TO BE ELIGIBLE TO  ATTEND  A  SPECIAL
SUMMER  PROGRAM,  A  STUDENT  SHALL  HAVE COMPLETED THE FIRST YEAR OF AN
UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATIONAL  PROGRAM  AS  A  PARTICIPANT  IN  ONE  OF  THE
PROGRAMS  FOR  EDUCATIONALLY  AND  ECONOMICALLY  DISADVANTAGED  STUDENTS
ESTABLISHED  PURSUANT  TO  SECTION  SIXTY-FOUR  HUNDRED   FIFTY-ONE   OR
SIXTY-FOUR  HUNDRED  FIFTY-TWO OF THIS ARTICLE. A STUDENT WHO ATTENDED A
SPECIAL SUMMER PROGRAM UPON COMPLETION OF THE FIRST YEAR  OF  AN  UNDER-
GRADUATE  EDUCATIONAL  PROGRAM  SHALL  ALSO  BE  ELIGIBLE TO ATTEND SUCH
PROGRAM UPON COMPLETION OF THE SECOND YEAR OF  AN  UNDERGRADUATE  EDUCA-
TIONAL  PROGRAM. A STUDENT WHO HAS COMPLETED THE THIRD OR FOURTH YEAR OF
AN UNDERGRADUATE EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE  TO  ATTEND  A
SPECIAL  SUMMER  PROGRAM.   ELIGIBLE STUDENTS SHALL BE SELECTED IN EQUAL
NUMBERS FROM STUDENTS PARTICIPATING IN THE OPPORTUNITY PROGRAMS OF INDE-
PENDENT INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, THE STATE  UNIVERSITY  OF  NEW
YORK  AND  THE  CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, RESPECTIVELY. ENROLLMENT IN

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08691-01-1

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