Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012
referred to higher education
|Feb 14, 2011
reported and committed to finance
|Feb 08, 2011
referred to higher education
Senate Bill S3091
2011-2012 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2011-S3091 (ACTIVE) - Details
2011-S3091 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3091 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 31 of the laws of 1985, amending the education law and other laws relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, in relation to extending the effectiveness of certain provisions thereof PURPOSE: Extends the provisions of the physician loan forgiveness programs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 17 of Chapter 31 of the Laws of 1985, amending the education law relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, as amended by section 1 of part I of Chapter 57 of the Laws of 2008. JUSTIFICATION: The Regents Physician Loan Forgiveness Program inadvertently sunset at the end of 2008-09. This extension would allow the program to continue through the next academic year. The program encourages doctors to serve in high needs area of the state to help address a physician shortage. LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 2010: S.7747
2011-S3091 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3091 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 8, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend chapter 31 of the laws of 1985, amending the education law and other laws relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, in relation to extending the effectiveness of certain provisions thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 17 of chapter 31 of the laws of 1985, amending the education law and other laws relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, as amended by section 1 of part I of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: S 17. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that the scholarship and loan forgiveness programs established pursuant to the provisions of this act shall terminate upon the granting of such awards for the 2008-2009 school year PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE REGENTS PHYSICIAN LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT SHALL NOT TERMINATE UNTIL THE GRANTING OF SUCH AWARDS FOR THE 2011-2012 SCHOOL YEAR, PROVIDED THAT THE FINAL DISBURSEMENT OF ANY MULTI-YEAR AWARDS GRANTED IN SUCH SCHOOL YEAR SHALL BE PAID. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on the same date and in the same manner as part I of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, took effect. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06357-01-1
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