senate Bill S1832

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates the New York DREAM fund commission and makes family tuition accounts available to account owners who provide a taxpayer identification number

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

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S1832 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3953
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609, amd §695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6840, S1832
2009-2010: S7082B

S1832 - Summary

Creates the New York DREAM fund commission, which shall be committed to advancing the educational opportunities of children of immigrants through scholarship programs that provide assistance with the costs of higher education; makes family tuition accounts available to account owners who provide a valid taxpayer identification number.

S1832 - Sponsor Memo

S1832 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1832

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ESPAILLAT, AVELLA, 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 creating the New York
  DREAM fund commission and making family tuition accounts available  to
  account owners who provide a taxpayer identification number

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 609 to
read as follows:
  S 609. NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION.  1. (A) THERE SHALL BE  CREATED
A  NEW  YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED TO ADVANCING
THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B) THE NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL  BE  COMPOSED  OF  TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II)  THREE  MEMBERS  SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (IV) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE
SENATE;
  (V) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEM-
BLY;
  (C) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL REFLECT
THE  RACIAL,  ETHNIC,  GENDER, LANGUAGE, AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY OF THE
STATE.
  (D) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, MEMBERS OF THE COMMISSION SHALL INCLUDE
COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY ADMINISTRATORS AND FACULTY, AND OTHER INDIVIDUALS
COMMITTED TO ADVANCING THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN  OF
IMMIGRANTS.

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

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