senate Bill S1788

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York; repealer

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S1788 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L; amd §2, Chap 548 of 2004
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6385

S1788 - Summary

Relates to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof.

S1788 - Sponsor Memo

S1788 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1788

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 certain tuition  waiv-
  ers  for  police  officer students of the state university of New York
  and the city university of New York; and providing for the  repeal  of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 1-a to read as follows:
  (1-A)  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER GENERAL, SPECIAL OR
LOCAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION,  SUCH  REGULATIONS  SHALL  PERMIT  POLICE
OFFICERS,  AS  SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE
GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, WHO ARE ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO BACCALAU-
REATE OR HIGHER DEGREES AT  STATE-OPERATED  INSTITUTIONS  OF  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  TO  ATTEND UP TO TWO COURSES PER SEMESTER OR QUARTER WITHOUT
TUITION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH  TUITION-WAIVED  ATTENDANCE  DOES  NOT  DENY
COURSE  ATTENDANCE  AT A STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTION BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED UNDER THE  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO
THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  Paragraph (c) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education
law, as added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (c)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special or
local law, rule or regulation, the board of  trustees  shall  promulgate
regulations  to  permit  [members of the New York city police department
employed in the rank of police officer] POLICE OFFICERS, AS SUCH TERM IS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW,  who
are enrolled in programs leading to baccalaureate or higher degrees at a
senior  college  of the city university to attend [one course] UP TO TWO

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

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