senate Bill S1150

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enables certain members of the New York guard to be eligible to receive benefits under the recruitment incentive and retention program

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

S1150 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง669-b, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1161
2009-2010: S400

S1150 - Summary

Enables certain members of the New York guard to be eligible to receive benefits under the recruitment incentive and retention program.

S1150 - Sponsor Memo

S1150 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1150

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. BRESLIN -- 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 tuition  benefits  for
  members of the New York state organized militia

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

  Section 1. Paragraph c of subdivision 2 of section 669-b of the educa-
tion law, as added by chapter 268 of the laws of  1996,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  c.  The  term  "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,  EXCEPT  THAT  TUITION
FOR INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAMS OFFERED BY EXCELSIOR COLLEGE AND APPROVED
BY  THE  REGENTS  OF  THE  UNIVERSITY  OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL BE
CONSTRUED AS INCLUDING CHARGES FOR ENROLLMENT, EXAMINATIONS, AND ADVISE-
MENT AND ENROLLMENT SERVICES.
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 669-b of the education law, as added  by
chapter 268 of the laws of 1996, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special, or
local law, rule, or regulation, any active member who  has  successfully
completed  advanced  individual  training  or  commissioning  and  other
requirements of the division of military and naval affairs  for  tuition
benefit eligibility shall be entitled to the tuition benefit provided by
this section upon his or her enrollment in a degree producing curriculum
in  any  institution,  OR,  IN  THE CASE OF AN INDEPENDENT STUDY PROGRAM
APPROVED BY THE REGENTS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF  THE  STATE  OF  NEW  YORK,
ENROLLMENT  IN  EXCELSIOR  COLLEGE FOR THE PURPOSE OF EARNING CREDIT FOR
INDEPENDENT STUDY TOWARD A DEGREE OFFERED BY THE INSTITUTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01659-01-3

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