senate Bill S4179D

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants that satisfy certain criteria

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 21, 2012 print number 4179d
amend (t) and recommit to rules
Mar 23, 2012 print number 4179c
amend and recommit to rules
Mar 12, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
Feb 24, 2012 notice of committee consideration - requested
Jan 04, 2012 referred to finance
Dec 06, 2011 print number 4179b
amend and recommit to finance
Nov 30, 2011 print number 4179a
amend and recommit to finance
Mar 22, 2011 referred to finance

Bill Amendments

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B
C
D (Active)
Original
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C
D (Active)

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S4179 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6829D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

S4179 - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

S4179 - Sponsor Memo

S4179 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4179

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Finance

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  dream  act providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York dream act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to  read
as follows:
  S  101.  NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "CERTIFIED COMMUNITY SERVICE" SHALL MEAN A PERIOD  OF  SERVING  THE
COMMUNITY  THAT  SATISFIES THE REQUIREMENTS PROMULGATED IN THE RULES AND
REGULATIONS AUTHORIZED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.
  B. "ELIGIBLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION TWO THIS SECTION.
  C. "UNDOCUMENTED" SHALL MEAN WITHOUT A VALID IMMIGRATION VISA.
  3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS UNDER SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL:
  A. HAVE GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA  OR  ITS
EQUIVALENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO A GED;
  B.  HAVE  ENTERED  THE  UNITED  STATES  UNDOCUMENTED BEFORE THE AGE OF
SIXTEEN;
  C. BE UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTY-FIVE;
  D. NOT HAVE BEEN CONVICTED IN THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE OR  TERRI-
TORY OF A FELONY;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-01-1

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S4179A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6829D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

S4179A - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

S4179A - Sponsor Memo

S4179A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4179--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, DUANE, ESPAIL-
  LAT,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  HUNTLEY,  KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,  OPPENHEIMER,
  PARKER, PERALTA, SERRANO, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered  printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing the New
  York dream act providing certain benefits to  undocumented  immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York dream act".
  S  2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to read
as follows:
  S 101. NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED  WITHIN  THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "ELIGIBLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  B. "UNDOCUMENTED" SHALL MEAN A NON-NATURALIZED IMMIGRANT.
  3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS UNDER SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL:
  A.  HAVE  GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA OR ITS
EQUIVALENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO A GED;
  B. HAVE ENTERED THE UNITED STATES BEFORE THE AGE OF SIXTEEN;
  C. BE UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTY-FIVE;
  D. NOT HAVE BEEN CONVICTED IN THIS STATE OR ANY OTHER STATE OR  TERRI-
TORY OF A FELONY; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-06-1

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S4179B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6829D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

S4179B - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

S4179B - Sponsor Memo

S4179B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4179--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, DUANE, ESPAIL-
  LAT,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  HUNTLEY,  KRUEGER,  MONTGOMERY,  OPPENHEIMER,
  PARKER, PERALTA, SERRANO, SQUADRON -- read twice and ordered  printed,
  and  when  printed  to  be  committed  to  the Committee on Finance --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted  to  said committee -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  dream  act providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York dream act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to  read
as follows:
  S  101.  NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "ELIGIBLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  B. "UNDOCUMENTED" SHALL MEAN A NON-NATURALIZED IMMIGRANT.
  3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS UNDER SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL:
  A. HAVE GRADUATED FROM HIGH SCHOOL WITH A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA  OR  ITS
EQUIVALENT, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO A GED;
  B. HAVE ENTERED THE UNITED STATES BEFORE THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN;
  C. BE UNDER THE AGE OF THIRTY-FIVE;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-09-1

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S4179C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6829D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

S4179C - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

S4179C - Sponsor Memo

S4179C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4179--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, DUANE,
  ESPAILLAT,  GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, KLEIN, KRUEGER, MONT-
  GOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PARKER, PERALTA, RIVERA, SAMPSON, SERRANO, SMITH,
  SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged  and  said  bill  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the executive law, in relation to establishing  the  New
  York  dream  act providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants
  that satisfy certain criteria

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York dream act".
  S 2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 101 to  read
as follows:
  S  101.  NEW YORK DREAM ACT. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED WITHIN THE
DEPARTMENT, A DREAM ACT, WHEREBY UNDOCUMENTED IMMIGRANTS WHO SATISFY THE
REQUIREMENTS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION SHALL QUALI-
FY FOR THE BENEFITS SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION.
  2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "ELIGIBLE PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL THAT MEETS THE CRITERIA
SET FORTH IN SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  B. "UNDOCUMENTED" SHALL MEAN A NON-NATURALIZED IMMIGRANT.
  3. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR BENEFITS UNDER SUBDIVISION FOUR OF THIS SECTION,
AN INDIVIDUAL SHALL:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-11-2

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S4179D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6829D
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A6829C, S4179D

S4179D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act, providing certain people with access to state-, city-, town-, and/or village-funded financial aid programs.

S4179D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4179D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4179--D

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. PERKINS, ADAMS, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DIAZ, DILAN, DUANE,
  ESPAILLAT,  GIANARIS, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HUNTLEY, KLEIN, KRUEGER, MONT-
  GOMERY, OPPENHEIMER, PARKER, PERALTA, RIVERA, SAMPSON, SERRANO, SMITH,
  SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Finance  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered  reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted to said committee --
  recommitted to the Committee on Finance in accordance with Senate Rule
  6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged  and  said  bill  committed  to  the
  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee  discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to the New York State
  dream act; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating ther-
  eto

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
State Dream Act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED and
a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3. QUALIFICATIONS. A. QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRAD-
UATE LEVEL OF STUDY. A QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRADU-
ATE LEVEL OF STUDY SHALL MEAN:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL, OTHER THAN ONE DEEMED TO BE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT IN
THE UNITED STATES AS USED IN 8 U.S.C. S 1623, WHO HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF
THE STATE FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE  BEGINNING  OF
THE  SEMESTER,  QUARTER  OR TERM OF ATTENDANCE FOR WHICH APPLICATION FOR
ASSISTANCE IS MADE; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10420-15-2

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