senate Bill S1657A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to regents awards for children of deceased police officers, peace officers, firefighters and volunteer firefighters

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
reported and committed to finance
Apr 23, 2013 print number 1657a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 7, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S1657A
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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S1657 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6795A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §668-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6099

S1657 - Summary

Relates to regents awards for children of deceased police officers, peace officers, firefighters and volunteer firefighters.

S1657 - Sponsor Memo

S1657 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1657

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, MAZIARZ -- 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  awards  for
  children of deceased police officers, peace officers, firefighters and
  volunteer firefighters

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

  Section 1. Section 668-a of the education law, as amended  by  chapter
887  of  the  laws  of  1981,  the  section heading and subdivision 1 as
amended by chapter 568 of the laws of 1999 and subdivision 3 as added by
chapter 335 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as follows:
  S 668-a. Regents awards for  children  of  deceased  police  officers,
peace  officers,  firefighters  and  volunteer firefighters. 1. Eligible
students.  Awards shall be made to resident children of police  officers
and  peace officers as defined in the criminal procedure law, firefight-
ers and volunteer firefighters and correction officers of the  state  or
any  political  subdivision  thereof,  or volunteer firefighters of fire
departments or companies under contract to provide fire protection to  a
municipality  or  fire  district  who have died as a result of an injury
sustained in the line of duty,  WHO  ARE  MATRICULATED  IN  AN  APPROVED
PROGRAM,  AS DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTEEN OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  2. Amount and duration. Every recipient shall receive an annual  award
[of  four  hundred  fifty  dollars] EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF UNDERGRADUATE
TUITION FOR RESIDENTS OF NEW YORK STATE CHARGED BY THE STATE  UNIVERSITY
OF  NEW YORK INCLUDING THE COST FOR ROOM AND BOARD OR ACTUAL TUITION AND
THE AVERAGE COST OF ROOM AND BOARD CHARGED AT THE  STATE  UNIVERSITY  OF
NEW  YORK,  WHICHEVER  IS  LESS, for each of not more than four academic
years of undergraduate study or five academic years if a program normal-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06214-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S1657A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6795A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §668-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6099

S1657A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to regents awards for children of deceased police officers, peace officers, firefighters and volunteer firefighters.

S1657A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1657A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1657--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, MAZIARZ, SAVINO -- 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  regents  awards  for
  children of deceased police officers, peace officers, firefighters and
  volunteer firefighters

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

  Section 1. Section 668-a of the education law, as amended  by  chapter
887  of  the  laws  of  1981,  the  section heading and subdivision 1 as
amended by chapter 568 of the laws of 1999 and subdivision 3 as added by
chapter 335 of the laws of 1987, is amended to read as follows:
  S 668-a. Regents awards for  children  of  deceased  police  officers,
peace  officers,  firefighters  and  volunteer firefighters. 1. Eligible
students.  Awards shall be made to resident children of police  officers
and  peace officers as defined in the criminal procedure law, firefight-
ers and volunteer firefighters and correction officers of the  state  or
any  political  subdivision  thereof,  or volunteer firefighters of fire
departments or companies under contract to provide fire protection to  a
municipality  or  fire  district  who have died as a result of an injury
sustained in the line of duty,  WHO  ARE  MATRICULATED  IN  AN  APPROVED
PROGRAM,  AS DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTEEN OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  2. Amount and duration. Every recipient shall receive an annual  award
[of  four  hundred  fifty  dollars] EQUAL TO THE AMOUNT OF UNDERGRADUATE
TUITION FOR RESIDENTS OF NEW YORK STATE CHARGED BY THE STATE  UNIVERSITY
OF NEW YORK for each of not more than four academic years of undergradu-
ate  study  or  five  academic years if a program normally requires five

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06214-02-3

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