senate Bill S1143

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the award of scholarships and loan forgiveness for nurses on the same terms as physicians

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

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S1143 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A407
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§605 & 677, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1463, A1416
2009-2010: S388, A1035

S1143 - Summary

Provides for the award of regents scholarships and loan forgiveness for nurses on the same terms as physicians; applies to registered professional nurses as defined in section 6903 of the education law.

S1143 - Sponsor Memo

S1143 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1143

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BRESLIN, ADAMS, DILAN, HASSELL-THOMPSON, KRUEGER,
  MONTGOMERY, PARKER, SAMPSON, SAVINO, SMITH, STAVISKY -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Higher Education

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to regents professional
  education scholarships, health care professional opportunity  scholar-
  ships and loan forgiveness for nurses

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section  605  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  31  of  the  laws  of  1985, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. Regents professional education  in  medicine  [or],  dentistry,  OR
NURSING  scholarships.  Regents professional education in medicine [or],
dentistry, OR NURSING scholarships  shall  be  awarded  annually,  on  a
competitive  basis, to students beginning professional study in medicine
[or], dentistry, OR NURSING.   One hundred such  scholarships  shall  be
awarded  annually  TO  STUDENTS BEGINNING PROFESSIONAL STUDY IN MEDICINE
AND TWO THOUSAND SUCH SCHOLARSHIPS TO  STUDENTS  BEGINNING  PROFESSIONAL
STUDY  IN  NURSING,  and shall be classified and allocated in accordance
with regents rules. The provisions of this subdivision shall only  apply
to  any  recipient  who receives his or her first award payment prior to
the nineteen hundred eighty-five--nineteen hundred  eighty-six  academic
year.  FURTHER, THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION SHALL ONLY APPLY TO A
STUDENT STUDYING TO BE A REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL  NURSE  AS  DEFINED  IN
SECTION SIXTY-NINE HUNDRED THREE OF THIS CHAPTER.
  S  2. Subdivision 9 of section 605 of the education law, as amended by
chapter 523 of the laws of 1992 and subparagraph 3  of  paragraph  a  as
amended  by  section 89 of subpart B of part C of chapter 62 of the laws
of 2011, is amended to read as follows:

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

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