assembly Bill A22

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York state dream act, providing certain higher education eligibility benefits to undocumented immigrants that satisfy certain criteria; repealer

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A22 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1257
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A6829, S4179
2015-2016: A4831

A22 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act; provides certain higher education eligibility benefits to undocumented immigrants that satisfy certain criteria.

A22 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   22

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  MOYA,  CRESPO,  RIVERA, KIM, FARRELL, AUBRY,
  CASTRO, WEPRIN, JAFFEE,  BRENNAN,  THIELE,  ROBERTS,  GIBSON,  LAVINE,
  ORTIZ, KAVANAGH, O'DONNELL, SCARBOROUGH, ROBINSON, BENEDETTO, SIMOTAS,
  ROSENTHAL,  BOYLAND, STEVENSON, PERRY, MAISEL, SCHIMEL, CAHILL, RAMOS,
  ESPINAL, CLARK, MILLER, DenDEKKER, ARROYO, KELLNER, PAULIN  --  Multi-
  Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. CYMBROWITZ, DINOWITZ, GOTTFRIED, HOOPER,
  LIFTON, MILLMAN, NOLAN, RUSSELL --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee on Governmental Operations

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to the New York state
  dream act; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating ther-
  eto

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "New York state dream act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED and
a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3. QUALIFICATIONS. A. QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRAD-
UATE LEVEL OF STUDY. A QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRADU-
ATE LEVEL OF STUDY SHALL MEAN:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL, OTHER THAN ONE DEEMED TO BE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT IN
THE UNITED STATES AS USED IN 8 U.S.C. S 1623, WHO HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF
THE STATE FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE  BEGINNING  OF
THE  SEMESTER,  QUARTER  OR TERM OF ATTENDANCE FOR WHICH APPLICATION FOR
ASSISTANCE IS MADE; OR
  (II) AN INDIVIDUAL, OTHER THAN ONE DEEMED TO BE NOT  LAWFULLY  PRESENT
IN  THE  UNITED  STATES AS USED IN 8 U.S.C. S 1623, WHO IS A RESIDENT OF
THE STATE AND WAS A RESIDENT OF THE STATE DURING HIS  OR  HER  LAST  TWO
SEMESTERS  OF HIGH SCHOOL EITHER PRIOR TO GRADUATION, OR PRIOR TO ADMIS-
SION TO COLLEGE; OR

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