senate Bill S1567

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Grants eligibility for student financial aid to persons granted deferred action for childhood arrival status and to certain non-residents of the state

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

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S1567 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452 & 6455, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7842

S1567 - Summary

Grants eligibility for student financial aid to persons granted deferred action for childhood arrival status and to certain non-residents of the state.

S1567 - Sponsor Memo

S1567 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1567

                       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  eligibility  for
  student  financial  aid  of  individuals  granted  deferred action for
  childhood arrival status and of certain non-residents of the state

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

  Section  1.    Subdivision  3  of section 661 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 133 of the laws  of  1982,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  3.  Citizenship.  An  applicant  (a)  must  be a citizen of the United
States, or (b) must be an alien lawfully admitted  for  permanent  resi-
dence  in  the United States, or (c) must be an individual of a class of
refugees paroled by the attorney general of the United States under  his
OR  HER  parole  authority  pertaining to the admission of aliens to the
United States, OR (D) MUST BE AN INDIVIDUAL GRANTED DEFERRED ACTION  FOR
CHILDHOOD  ARRIVAL STATUS PURSUANT TO RULES AND REGULATIONS SET FORTH BY
THE UNITED STATES CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION SERVICES.
  S 2. Paragraphs a and b of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the  educa-
tion  law, as amended by chapter 466 of the laws of 1977, are amended to
read as follows:
  a. (I) Except as provided in subdivision two of  section  six  hundred
seventy-four  OF  THIS  PART AND SUBPARAGRAPH (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH, an
applicant for an award at the undergraduate level of study  must  either
[(i)]  (A) have been a legal 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)] (B)
be a legal resident of the state and have been a legal  resident  during
his OR HER last two semesters of high school either prior to graduation,
or prior to admission to college. Provided further that persons shall be

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

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