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|Jan 04, 2012||referred to higher education|
|May 25, 2011||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S5468
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S5468 - Details
S5468 - Summary
Codifies state university of New York educational opportunity centers which provide an integrated system of education, vocational training and student support services targeted to higher education access and the development of a quality workforce which supports the economic development of New York's distressed communities.
S5468 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S5468 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the state university of New York educational opportunity centers PURPOSE: Provides for the development of educational opportunity centers (EOCs) to provide programs and services to educationally and economically challenged communities. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: The State University shall create a plan and guidelines for the organization, development, coordination and operation of EOCs. The Chancellor of the State University shall appoint board of directors to assist with the coordination, management and ongoing development of the EOCs. JUSTIFICATION: Amend the Education Law to establish the State University of New York as responsible for the development of educational opportunity centers
S5468 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5468 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 25, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PARKER -- 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 the state university of New York educational opportunity centers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 352 of the education law, as amended by chapter 552 of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows: 3. The state university shall consist of the four university centers at Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Stony Brook, the designated colleges of arts and sciences at Brockport, Buffalo, Cortland, Fredonia, Geneseo, New Paltz, Old Westbury, Oneonta, Oswego, Plattsburgh, Potsdam and Purchase, empire state college, the agricultural and technical colleges at Alfred, Canton, Cobleskill, Delhi, Farmingdale and Morrisville, down- state medical center, upstate medical center, the college of optometry, the college of environmental science and forestry, maritime college, the college of technology at Utica/Rome, the statutory or contract colleges at Cornell university and Alfred university, and such additional univer- sities, colleges and other institutions, facilities and research centers as have been or hereafter may be acquired, established, operated or contracted to be operated for the state by the state university trustees, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTERS AS DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE. S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 355-d to read as follows: S 355-D. EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTERS. 1. THERE SHALL BE CREATED WITHIN THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM OF TUITION FREE HIGHER EDUCATION INSTITUTIONS PROVIDING PROGRAMS AND SERVICES THAT PROMOTE THE GROWTH AND STABILITY OF THE STATE'S EDUCA- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06273-01-1
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