senate Bill S6599

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Authorizes certain institutions to receive state aid for earned associate degrees even after being authorized to confer earned bachelor's degrees

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 05, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Mar 01, 2012 referred to higher education

S6599 - Details

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Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6401, Ed L

S6599 - Summary

Authorizes certain institutions to receive state aid for earned associate degrees even after being authorized to confer earned bachelor's degrees during the period from April 1, 2009 to May 1, 2009.

S6599 - Sponsor Memo

S6599 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 6599                                                  A. 9426

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 1, 2012

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. BRESLIN -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Educa-

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. McENENY -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to eligibility for  state
  aid for certain independent institutions of higher learning


  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 6401  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  507  of  the  laws  of 2008, is amended to read as
  3. Degree awards. The amount of  such  annual  apportionment  to  each
institution  meeting the requirements of subdivision two of this section
shall be computed by multiplying by not to exceed  six  hundred  dollars
the  number  of  earned associate degrees, by not to exceed one thousand
five hundred dollars the number of earned bachelor's degrees, by not  to
exceed nine hundred fifty dollars the number of earned master's degrees,
and by not to exceed four thousand five hundred fifty dollars the number
of  earned  doctorate  degrees, conferred by such institution during the
twelve-month period next preceding the  annual  period  for  which  such
apportionment  is  made,  provided that there shall be excluded from any
such computation the number of degrees earned by students  with  respect
to whom state aid other than that established by this section or section
sixty-four  hundred  one-a  of  this  article is granted directly to the
institution, and provided further that, except as otherwise provided  in
this  subdivision,  the amount apportioned for an associate degree shall
be awarded only to two year institutions  qualifying  under  subdivision
two  of  this  section.  The regents shall promulgate rules defining and
classifying professional degrees  for  the  purposes  of  this  section.
Institutions  qualifying  for  state  aid  pursuant to the provisions of
paragraph (b) of subdivision two of this section shall, for purposes  of
this subdivision, be deemed to be the institutions which confer degrees.

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


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