senate Bill S3399

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to develop a program for certain veterans to receive high school diplomas

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Feb 01, 2013 referred to education

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S3399 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2081
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6741, A9872

S3399 - Summary

Authorizes and directs the commissioner of education to develop a program for veterans who served on or after January 1, 1973 to receive high school diplomas.

S3399 - Sponsor Memo

S3399 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3399

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  authorizing  and
  directing  the  commissioner  of  education  to  develop a program for
  certain veterans to receive high school diplomas

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

  Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 29-c to read as follows:
  29-C.  THE COMMISSIONER SHALL DEVELOP A PROGRAM WHEREBY ANY VETERAN OF
THE ARMED FORCES WHO SERVED ON OR AFTER JANUARY FIRST, NINETEEN  HUNDRED
SEVENTY-THREE  AND WHO WAS UNABLE, FOR ANY REASON, TO COMPLETE A SECOND-
ARY EDUCATION, MAY BE AWARDED A HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA BASED  ON  KNOWLEDGE
AND EXPERIENCE GAINED WHILE IN SERVICE.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00025-01-3

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