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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1099
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
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S1099 - Details
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
BILL NUMBER:S1099 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE: To encourage participation in the reserve armed forces of the United States by New York residents through offering undergraduate tuition awards to active reserve members. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the education law by adding a new Section 669-e to establish a tuition awards program for active members of the reserve armed forces of the United States. Active members of the U.S. armed forces who are state residents, as specified by section 669-c, who do not currently possess a baccalaureate degree would be eligible for the tuition awards program. Section 2 amends the education law by adding a new subdivision 13 to section 604 to include the tuition award program among the general student financial aid awards available to New York residents.
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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