senate Bill S295

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides a program fee option for graduate students to allow continued access to certain facilities within the state university

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

S295 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1789
2009-2010: S1550A

S295 - Summary

Provides a program fee option to allow graduate students who have taken at least 30 credits towards the completion of a degree to maintain access to certain facilities within the state university in order to continue a research project or to pursue other academic requirements.

S295 - Sponsor Memo

S295 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   295

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  providing  a  program
  fee option for graduate students

  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) THE TRUSTEES SHALL ALSO ESTABLISH AN ACCESS FEE OPTION THAT WOULD
ALLOW A STUDENT WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE
AND  HAS  COMPLETED  AT  LEAST  THIRTY  CREDITS,  AND  IS  ON LEAVE FROM
FULL-TIME STUDY, TO MAINTAIN ACCESS TO  CERTAIN  FACILITIES  WITHIN  THE
STATE  UNIVERSITY SUCH AS LIBRARIES, COMPUTERS AND/OR STUDENT CENTERS IN
ORDER TO CONTINUE  A  RESEARCH  PROJECT  OR  TO  PURSUE  OTHER  ACADEMIC
REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE UNIVERSITY, WITHOUT BEING ENROLLED
IN  REGULAR  CREDIT  COURSES.  SUCH FEE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE COST OF ONE
CREDIT OF THE STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF GRADUATE OR DOCTORATE COURSE WORK  AS
ESTABLISHED BY THE TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01936-01-3

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