senate Bill S6384

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Includes certain veterans in the definition of resident as it relates to community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

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Feb 02, 2012 referred to higher education

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S6384 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6301, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S1978
2015-2016: S836
2017-2018: S1011

S6384 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes active duty military and certain veterans going to college under the new GI bill in the definition of resident as it relates to community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges.

S6384 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6384 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6384

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 2, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  including  certain
  veterans  in  the  definition  of  resident as it relates to community
  colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section 6301 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 327 of the laws  of  2002,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  "Resident."  A person who has resided in the state for a period of
at least one year and in the county,  city,  town,  intermediate  school
district,  school  district or community college region, as the case may
be, for a period of at least six months, both immediately preceding  the
date  of  such  person's registration in a community college or, for the
purposes of section sixty-three hundred five of this article, his or her
application for a certificate of residence; provided, however, that this
term shall include any student who is not a resident of New York  state,
other than a non-immigrant alien within the meaning of paragraph (15) of
subsection  (a) of section 1101 of title 8 of the United States Code, if
such student:
  (i) attended an approved New York high school for two or  more  years,
graduated  from an approved New York high school and applied for attend-
ance at an institution or educational unit of the state university with-
in five years of receiving a New York state high school diploma; or
  (ii) attended an approved New York state program  for  general  equiv-
alency  diploma exam preparation, received a general equivalency diploma
issued within New York state and applied for attendance at  an  institu-
tion  or  educational  unit of the state university within five years of
receiving a general equivalency diploma issued within New York state; or
  (iii) was enrolled in an institution or educational unit of the  state
university  in the fall semester or quarter of the two thousand one--two
thousand two academic year and was authorized  by  such  institution  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14089-01-2

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