assembly Bill A9597

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to awarding high school diplomas to veterans; repealer

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May 09, 2014 referred to education

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A9597 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6292
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §305 subs 29-a & 29-b, amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A813, S3408
2017-2018: A7695, S397
2019-2020: A3709, S454
2021-2022: A7972, S3202

A9597 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to awarding high school diplomas to veterans.

A9597 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  9597

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to awarding  high  school
  diplomas  to  veterans;  and  repealing certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 29-a and 29-b of section 305 of the education
law are REPEALED, and subdivision 29, as added by chapter 40 of the laws
of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  29. The commissioner shall develop a program whereby any  veteran  [of
the  armed  forces who served in world war II and] WHO HAS SERVED IN THE
ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AND WHO  HAS  BEEN
DISCHARGED FROM SUCH SERVICE UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS, who was unable,
for any reason, to complete a secondary education, may be awarded a high
school  diploma  based  on  knowledge  and  experience  gained  while in
service.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13253-02-4