senate Bill S6985

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Defines "severely and permanently disabled" for purposes of state scholarships and education loans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 advanced to third reading
Jun 06, 2012 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2012 1st report cal.1091
Apr 19, 2012 referred to higher education

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Jun 5, 2012 - Higher Education committee Vote

S6985
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S6985 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9909
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง601, Ed L

S6985 - Summary

Defines "severely and permanently disabled" for purposes of state scholarships and education loans.

S6985 - Sponsor Memo

S6985 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6985

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 19, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LARKIN -- 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  definition  of
  severely  and  permanently  disabled  for  purposes of eligibility for
  certain scholarships and loans

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

  Section 1. Section 601 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 8 to read as follows:
  8.  "SEVERELY AND PERMANENTLY DISABLED", AS REFERENCED IN SECTIONS SIX
HUNDRED FOUR, SIX  HUNDRED  EIGHT,  SIX  HUNDRED  EIGHT-A,  SIX  HUNDRED
SIXTY-EIGHT-B,  SIX  HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-D AND SIX HUNDRED SIXTY-EIGHT-E
OF THIS TITLE, SHALL MEAN A PERSON HAS ONE OR MORE IMPAIRMENTS, DISABIL-
ITIES OR CONDITIONS WHICH ARE PERMANENT IN NATURE,  AS  CERTIFIED  BY  A
LICENSED  PHYSICIAN,  AND  WHICH ARE OF SUCH A NATURE AS TO PREVENT SUCH
PERSON FROM ENGAGING IN  FULL-TIME  EMPLOYMENT,  FOR  REMUNERATION,  FOR
THIRTY-FIVE HOURS OR MORE A WEEK OUTSIDE OF SUCH PERSON'S HOME.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15257-01-2

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