senate Bill S3605

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the John J. Marchi government studies scholarship program for CUNY students enrolled in government or government related studies

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Feb 07, 2013 referred to higher education

S3605 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3877
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง679-f, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4500, A5272
2009-2010: S5521, A8657

S3605 - Summary

Establishes the John J. Marchi government studies scholarship program for CUNY students enrolled in government or government related studies.

S3605 - Sponsor Memo

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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