senate Bill S2557

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the board of trustees of the city university of New York to permit persons sixty years of age or over to take courses given without tuition

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 22, 2013 referred to higher education

S2557 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4752
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2692, A4047
2009-2010: S2019, A1737

S2557 - Summary

Authorizes the board of trustees of the city university of New York to permit persons sixty years of age or over to take courses given without tuition, either for credit, or without examination, grading or credit therefor upon a space available basis, as determined by the president of each institution of the city university, provided that such attendance does not deny course attendance at the city university of New York by an individual who is otherwise qualified; eligible persons shall be limited to nine credit hours of courses for credit per semester without tuition.

S2557 - Sponsor Memo

S2557 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2557

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 authorizing  the  city
  university  trustees  to  make  courses  available for certain persons
  sixty years of age or over

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  7 of section 6206 of the
education law, as added by chapter 344 of the laws of 1995,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  (b)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special or
local law, rule or regulation, the board of trustees may permit  persons
sixty years of age or over to [audit] TAKE courses given therein without
tuition,  EITHER  FOR  CREDIT  OR WITHOUT examination, grading or credit
therefor upon a space available basis, as determined by the president of
each such institution, provided that such [audit]  attendance  does  not
deny course attendance at the city university of New York by an individ-
ual  who is otherwise qualified under this section. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
PARAGRAPH, PERSONS SIXTY YEARS OF AGE OR OVER WHO ARE RESIDENTS  OF  THE
STATE  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE  TO  TAKE  NOT MORE THAN NINE CREDIT HOURS OF
COURSES FOR CREDIT PER SEMESTER WITHOUT TUITION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of April next  succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07412-01-3

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