senate Bill S3477

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires non-immigrant alien students, granted in-state tuition at the state university or community colleges, to continuously reside in the state during high school

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Feb 04, 2013 referred to higher education

S3477 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง355 & 6301, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7822

S3477 - Summary

Requires non-immigrant alien students, who are granted in-state tuition rates at the state university or community colleges, to have continuously resided in the state during high school or while preparing for the general equivalency diploma examination.

S3477 - Sponsor Memo

S3477 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3477

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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 tuition and  fees  for
  certain  non-immigrant  alien  students of the state university of New
  York and community colleges

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

  Section  1.  Clauses  (i) and (ii) of subparagraph 8 of paragraph h of
subdivision 2 of section 355 of the education law, as added  by  chapter
327 of the laws of 2002, are amended to read as follows:
  (i)  attended  an approved New York high school for two or more years,
graduated from an approved New York high school, LIVED  CONTINUOUSLY  IN
NEW  YORK  STATE  WHILE  ATTENDING AN APPROVED NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL, and
applied for attendance [at] AND ATTENDED an institution  or  educational
unit  of  the state university within five years of receiving a New York
state high school diploma; or
  (ii) attended an approved New York state program  for  general  equiv-
alency  diploma exam preparation, received a general equivalency diploma
issued within New York state, LIVED CONTINUOUSLY IN NEW YORK STATE WHILE
ATTENDING AN APPROVED NEW YORK STATE  PROGRAM  FOR  GENERAL  EQUIVALENCY
DIPLOMA  EXAM  PREPARATION, and applied for attendance [at] AND ATTENDED
an institution or educational unit of the state university  within  five
years  of receiving a general equivalency diploma issued within New York
state; or
  S 2. Subdivision 5 of section 6301 of the education law, as amended by
chapter 327 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  5. "Resident." A person who has resided in the state for a  period  of
at  least  one  year  and in the county, city, town, intermediate school
district, school district or community college region, as the  case  may
be,  for a period of at least six months, both immediately preceding the
date of such person's registration in a community college  or,  for  the

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08394-01-3

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