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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1747
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1747 - Details
S1747 - Summary
Authorizes the trustees of the state university of New York, the city university of New York and community colleges to provide state-aided programs, scholarships or other financial assistance to students who are without lawful immigration status or who are undocumented persons if such student attended an approved NY high school for two or more years, attended an approved NY state program for general equivalency diploma exam preparation, or was enrolled in an institution or educational unit of the state university during the 2013-2014 academic year.
S1747 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1747 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to schol- arship opportunities for certain students of the state university of New York, the city university of New York and community colleges PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Provides state-aided scholarship opportunities for SUNY, CUNY or community college students who axe with- out lawful immigration status or who are undocumented. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISION: Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 359 of the education law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 9 to read as follows: (9) Such regulations shall further provide that any student who is with- out lawful immigration status or is an undocumented person may have the payment of tuition and other fees and charges reduced by state-aided Programs, scholarships or other financial assistance awarded under the provisions of article thirteen, thirteen-A, fourteen and fourteen-A of this chapter, if such student: (i) is otherwise eligible to receive such award; and (ii) attended an approved New York high school for two or more years, graduated from an approved New York high school and applied for attend-
S1747 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1747 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sens. ESPAILLAT, PERKINS -- read twice and ordered print- ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Educa- tion AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to scholarship opportu- nities for certain students of the state university of New York, the city university of New York and community colleges THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa- tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 10 to read as follows: (10) SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL FURTHER PROVIDE THAT ANY STUDENT WHO IS WITHOUT LAWFUL IMMIGRATION STATUS OR IS AN UNDOCUMENTED PERSON MAY HAVE THE PAYMENT OF TUITION AND OTHER FEES AND CHARGES REDUCED BY STATE-AIDED PROGRAMS, SCHOLARSHIPS OR OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AWARDED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLES THIRTEEN, THIRTEEN-A, FOURTEEN AND FOURTEEN-A OF THIS CHAPTER, IF SUCH STUDENT: (I) IS OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SUCH AWARD; AND (II) 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 (III) ATTENDED AN APPROVED NEW YORK STATE PROGRAM FOR GENERAL EQUIV- ALENCY DIPLOMA EXAM PREPARATION, RECEIVED A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA ISSUED WITHIN NEW YORK STATE AND APPLIED FOR ATTENDANCE AT AN INSTITU- TION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY WITHIN FIVE YEARS OF RECEIVING A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA ISSUED WITHIN NEW YORK STATE; OR (IV) WAS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE FALL SEMESTER OR QUARTER OF THE TWO THOUSAND THIR- TEEN--TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN ACADEMIC YEAR AND WAS AUTHORIZED BY SUCH EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04986-01-3
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