senate Bill S2408

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes permanent certain provisions of law relating to tuition waivers for police officer students of the city university of New York

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Jan 17, 2013 referred to higher education

S2408 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2, Chap 548 of 2004
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3967
2009-2010: S7645

S2408 - Bill Texts

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Makes permanent certain provisions of law relating to tuition waivers for police officer students of the city university of New York.

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BILL NUMBER:S2408

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 548 of the laws of 2004,
amending the education law relating to certain tuition waivers for
police officer students of the city university of New York, in
relation to making permanent the provisions of such chapter

PURPOSE:

This bill continues for 2 years, a tuition waiver for one course for
police officer students in baccalaureate or higher degree programs at
CUNY.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends chapter 548 of the laws of 2004 which
required the Board of Trustees of the city University of New York
(CUNY) to promulgate regulations to permit members of the New York
City police Department who are enrolled in programs leading to a
baccalaureate or higher degree at CUNY, to take one course without
tuition, on a space available basis, provided that the course is
related to their employment as a police officer.

JUSTIFICATION:

The original bill (chapter 548 of 2004) was based on a tuition waiver
program sponsored by John Jay College of Criminal Justice during the
late 1970s through the 1980s. It provides a strong incentive for
police officers to pursue higher education by authorizing a tuition
wavier for one course for police officer students at CUNY.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

S.7645 Referred to Rules A.11016 Referred to Higher Education

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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

                                  2408

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 17, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ADAMS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, amending the  education
  law relating to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of
  the  city  university of New York, in relation to making permanent the
  provisions of such chapter

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

  Section  1. Section 2 of chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, amending the
education law relating to certain tuition  waivers  for  police  officer
students of the city university of New York, as amended by chapter 70 of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately [and shall expire and be
deemed repealed July 1, 2014].
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06052-01-3

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