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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Feb 07, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S3605
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S3605 - Details
S3605 - Summary
Establishes the John J. Marchi government studies scholarship program for CUNY students enrolled in government or government related studies.
S3605 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S3605 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to estab- lishing the John J. Marchi government studies scholarship program PURPOSE: TO establish the John J. Marchi government studies scholarship program for CUNY students enrolled in government or government related studies. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the education law by adding a new section 679-f, the John Marchi Government Studies Scholarship Program for full time students enrolled at the City University of New York (CUNY). JUSTIFICATION: Senator John J. Marchi who passed away April 25, 2009 served in the State Senate for fifty years upon his retirement in 2006. This made him the longest serving legislator in the United States of America. It is only right to dedicate a scholarship fund in his name for CUM students to honor his great accomplishments which contributed to a better quality of life for all residents of New York State. One of his greatest accomplishments was his steadfast support for the College of Staten Island (CUNY) which helped to make it one of the finest learning institutions in the City. Senator Marchi's incredible service to Staten Island and New York is,
S3605 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3605 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 7, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 establishing the John J. Marchi government studies scholarship program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 679-f to read as follows: S 679-F. SENATOR JOHN J. MARCHI GOVERNMENT STUDIES SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM. 1. PURPOSE. A. THE PRESIDENT SHALL GRANT SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS TO STUDENTS OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK WHO ARE ENROLLED IN GOVERN- MENT OR GOVERNMENT RELATED STUDIES. SUCH AWARDS SHALL BE MADE ON A COMPETITIVE BASIS, AS PROMULGATED BY THE CORPORATION THROUGH RULES AND REGULATIONS TO APPLICANTS WHO ARE ENROLLING IN AN APPROVED PROGRAM TO OBTAIN A DEGREE IN GOVERNMENT OR GOVERNMENT RELATED STUDIES FROM THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK. B. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN AWARD PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION, APPLI- CANTS SHALL (1) BE A RESIDENT OF THE STATE; (2) ENROLL IN A DEGREE PROGRAM IN GOVERNMENT OR GOVERNMENT RELATED STUDIES; (3) ATTEND A CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK SCHOOL; AND (4) COMPLY WITH SUBDIVISIONS THREE AND FIVE OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED SIXTY-ONE OF THIS PART. 2. AWARD CONDITIONS AND REQUIREMENTS. SCHOLARSHIPS SHALL BE AWARDED ON A COMPETITIVE BASIS AS PROMULGATED BY THE CORPORATION THROUGH RULES AND REGULATIONS TO APPLICANTS WHOM THE CORPORATION HAS CERTIFIED ARE ELIGI- BLE TO RECEIVE SUCH AWARDS; AND WHO AGREE TO PROVIDE NOT LESS THAN TWELVE ACADEMIC CREDIT HOURS OR ITS EQUIVALENT FOR THE DURATION OF AT LEAST FOUR YEARS UPON COMPLETION OF THE DEGREE PROGRAM. 3. AMOUNT. THE CORPORATION SHALL GRANT SUCH AWARDS WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED FOR SUCH PURPOSE AND BASED ON AVAILABILITY OF FUNDS ACCORD- ING TO A SCHEDULE TO BE DETERMINED BY THE CORPORATION IN AN AMOUNT: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03923-01-3
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