senate Bill S1257A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York dream act, providing certain benefits to undocumented immigrants that satisfy certain criteria

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 17, 2013 print number 1257a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

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S1257 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A22
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A22
2011-2012: A6829A, A6829C, A6829D, S4179D

S1257 - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act; provides certain higher education eligibility benefits to undocumented immigrants that satisfy certain criteria.

S1257 - Sponsor Memo

S1257 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1257

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERKINS -- 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  the  New  York  State
  dream act; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating ther-
  eto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
State Dream Act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED and
a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3. QUALIFICATIONS. A. QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRAD-
UATE LEVEL OF STUDY. A QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRADU-
ATE LEVEL OF STUDY SHALL MEAN:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL, OTHER THAN ONE DEEMED TO BE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT IN
THE UNITED STATES AS USED IN 8 U.S.C. S 1623, WHO HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF
THE  STATE  FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE BEGINNING OF
THE SEMESTER, QUARTER OR TERM OF ATTENDANCE FOR  WHICH  APPLICATION  FOR
ASSISTANCE IS MADE; OR
  (II)  AN  INDIVIDUAL, OTHER THAN ONE DEEMED TO BE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT
IN THE UNITED STATES AS USED IN 8 U.S.C. S 1623, WHO IS  A  RESIDENT  OF
THE  STATE  AND  WAS  A RESIDENT OF THE STATE DURING HIS OR HER LAST TWO
SEMESTERS OF HIGH SCHOOL EITHER PRIOR TO GRADUATION, OR PRIOR TO  ADMIS-
SION TO COLLEGE; OR
  (III) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO:
  (1)  ATTENDED  AN APPROVED NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL FOR TWO OR MORE YEARS,
GRADUATED FROM AN APPROVED NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL, AND APPLIED FOR ATTEND-
ANCE AT AN INSTITUTION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY WITH-
IN FIVE YEARS OF RECEIVING A NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00278-02-3

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S1257A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A22
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Executive Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §661 sub 3, sub 4 ¶b-1 sub¶ (i), sub 5 ¶¶a & b, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A22
2011-2012: A6829A, A6829C, A6829D, S4179D

S1257A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the New York state dream act; provides certain higher education eligibility benefits to undocumented immigrants that satisfy certain criteria.

S1257A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1257A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1257--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERKINS,  STAVISKY, ADAMS, AVELLA, BRESLIN, DIAZ,
  DILAN, ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS, GIPSON, HASSELL-THOMPSON,  KRUEGER,  MONT-
  GOMERY,  PARKER, PERALTA, RIVERA, SAMPSON, SERRANO, SQUADRON, STEWART-
  COUSINS -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
  committed   to   the   Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  the  New  York  State
  dream act; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating ther-
  eto

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "New York state dream act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED and
a new subdivision 3 is added to read as follows:
  3. QUALIFICATIONS. A. QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRAD-
UATE LEVEL OF STUDY. A QUALIFIED STUDENT FOR AN AWARD AT THE UNDERGRADU-
ATE LEVEL OF STUDY SHALL MEAN:
  (I) AN INDIVIDUAL, OTHER THAN ONE DEEMED TO BE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT IN
THE UNITED STATES AS USED IN 8 U.S.C. S 1623, WHO HAS BEEN A RESIDENT OF
THE  STATE  FOR AT LEAST ONE YEAR IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE BEGINNING OF
THE SEMESTER, QUARTER OR TERM OF ATTENDANCE FOR  WHICH  APPLICATION  FOR
ASSISTANCE IS MADE; OR
  (II)  AN  INDIVIDUAL, OTHER THAN ONE DEEMED TO BE NOT LAWFULLY PRESENT
IN THE UNITED STATES AS USED IN 8 U.S.C. S 1623, WHO IS  A  RESIDENT  OF
THE  STATE  AND  WAS  A RESIDENT OF THE STATE DURING HIS OR HER LAST TWO
SEMESTERS OF HIGH SCHOOL EITHER PRIOR TO GRADUATION, OR PRIOR TO  ADMIS-
SION TO COLLEGE; OR
  (III) AN INDIVIDUAL WHO:

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

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