senate Bill S1099

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes tuition awards for members of the reserve armed forces of the United States

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

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S1099 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4369
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-e, amd §604, Ed L; add §91-g, St Fin L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S218, A5135
2009-2010: S2154

S1099 - Summary

Establishes tuition awards for members of the reserved armed forces of the United States; eligibility for such tuition benefit shall be determined by the education services offices of the division of military and naval affairs; restricts such tuition benefit to legal residents of the state; establishes a tuition award account.

S1099 - Sponsor Memo

S1099 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1099

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. MAZIARZ, DeFRANCISCO, LANZA, LAVALLE, LIBOUS -- read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and the state finance law, in relation
  to tuition awards for active members of the reserve  armed  forces  of
  the United States and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  669-e
to read as follows:
  S 669-E. TUITION AWARDS FOR MEMBERS OF THE RESERVE ARMED FORCES OF THE
UNITED STATES.  1. THE DIVISION OF MILITARY AND NAVAL AFFAIRS IS AUTHOR-
IZED,  WITHIN  AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED OR OTHERWISE LAWFULLY AVAILABLE FROM
ANY OTHER SOURCE, TO ESTABLISH A TUITION AWARD PROGRAM.
  2. AS USED IN THIS SECTION, THE TERM:
  A. "ACTIVE MEMBER" SHALL MEAN A MEMBER OF  A  BRANCH  OF  THE  RESERVE
ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES WHO MEETS THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS FOR
SATISFACTORY  ACTIVE  MEMBERSHIP  AS SET FORTH IN THE REGULATIONS OF THE
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENTS OF THE ARMY, COAST GUARD, NAVY AND AIR  FORCE,
AS APPLICABLE.
  B.  "DEGREE  PRODUCING  CURRICULUM"  SHALL  MEAN  A  SERIES OF COURSES
PROGRAMMED TO CULMINATE IN A SPECIFIC POST-SECONDARY DEGREE  OR  DIPLOMA
WHEN SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED.
  C. "TUITION" SHALL MEAN THE TOTAL SEMESTER, QUARTER, OR CLASSROOM HOUR
COST  OF  INSTRUCTION  TO  THE  STUDENT AS PERIODICALLY PUBLISHED IN THE
CATALOGUE OF THE INSTITUTION,  SPECIFICALLY  EXCLUDING  MANDATORY  FEES,
BOOK CHARGES, AND ROOM AND BOARD.
  D.  "TUITION  BENEFIT"  SHALL  MEAN  THE  PAYMENT  OF WHATEVER COST IS
ATTRIBUTABLE TO THE COST OF TUITION AFTER THE  DEDUCTION  OF  ANY  OTHER

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

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