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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1567
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
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:
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
BILL NUMBER:S1567 REVISED 1/14/13 TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To open up educational opportunities and give young immigrants access to a wide array of New York's educational opportunity programs, including: Tuition Assistance Program (TAP); Higher Education opportunity Program HEOP; Educational opportunity Program (SOP); Collegiate Science and Technology Entry Program (C-STEP); and opportunity programs available at community colleges. SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: § 1. Subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law, as amended by chapter 133 of the laws of 1982, is amended. § 2. Paragraphs a and b of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law, as amended by chapter 466 of the laws of 1977, are amended. § 3. Paragraph d of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law,
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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