senate Bill S3958B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires regulations to permit tuition waivers for two courses for firefighter students in baccalaureate/higher degree CUNY programs

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2014 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1532
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Nov 18, 2013 print number 3958b
amend and recommit to finance
Jun 04, 2013 print number 3958a
amend and recommit to finance
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Mar 01, 2013 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jun 18, 2014 - Rules committee Vote

S3958B
22
0
committee
22
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 21, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3958
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3958 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6599A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9370, S6437

S3958 - Summary

Requires regulations to permit tuition waivers for two courses for firefighter students in baccalaureate/higher degree CUNY programs.

S3958 - Sponsor Memo

S3958 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3958

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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 certain tuition  waiv-
  ers  for firefighters and fire officer students of the city university
  of New York; and providing for the  repeal  of  such  provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 7 of section 6206  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER GENERAL, SPECIAL OR
LOCAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, THE BOARD OF  TRUSTEES  SHALL  PROMULGATE
REGULATIONS TO PERMIT FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE NEW
YORK  CITY  FIRE  DEPARTMENT,  WHO  ARE  ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO
BACCALAUREATE OR HIGHER DEGREES AT A SENIOR COLLEGE OF THE CITY  UNIVER-
SITY  TO ATTEND ONE COURSE WITHOUT TUITION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH COURSE IS
RELATED TO THEIR EMPLOYMENT AS FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE OFFICERS  AND  THAT
SUCH  TUITION-WAIVED  ATTENDANCE  DOES  NOT  DENY COURSE ATTENDANCE AT A
SENIOR COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS  OTHERWISE
QUALIFIED UNDER THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed July 1, 2015.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08047-01-3

S3958A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6599A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9370, S6437

S3958A - Summary

Requires regulations to permit tuition waivers for two courses for firefighter students in baccalaureate/higher degree CUNY programs.

S3958A - Sponsor Memo

S3958A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3958--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to certain tuition  waiv-
  ers  for firefighters and fire officer students of the city university
  of New York; and providing for the  repeal  of  such  provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 7 of section 6206  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER GENERAL, SPECIAL OR
LOCAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, THE BOARD OF  TRUSTEES  SHALL  PROMULGATE
REGULATIONS TO PERMIT FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE NEW
YORK  CITY  FIRE  DEPARTMENT,  WHO  ARE  ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO
BACCALAUREATE OR HIGHER DEGREES AT A SENIOR COLLEGE OF THE CITY  UNIVER-
SITY  TO  ATTEND TWO COURSES WITHOUT TUITION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH COURSES
ARE RELATED TO THEIR EMPLOYMENT AS FIREFIGHTERS AND  FIRE  OFFICERS  AND
THAT SUCH TUITION-WAIVED ATTENDANCE DOES NOT DENY COURSE ATTENDANCE AT A
SENIOR  COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS OTHERWISE
QUALIFIED UNDER THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed July 1, 2015.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08047-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S3958B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6599A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9370, S6437

S3958B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires regulations to permit tuition waivers for two courses for firefighter students in baccalaureate/higher degree CUNY programs.

S3958B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3958B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3958--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the Committee
  on Finance -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said  committee  --  committee  discharged,
  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
  committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to certain tuition  waiv-
  ers  for firefighters and fire officer students of the city university
  of New York; and providing for the  repeal  of  such  provisions  upon
  expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  Subdivision 7 of section 6206  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
  (D)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER GENERAL, SPECIAL OR
LOCAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, THE BOARD OF  TRUSTEES  SHALL  PROMULGATE
REGULATIONS TO PERMIT FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRE OFFICERS EMPLOYED BY THE NEW
YORK  CITY  FIRE  DEPARTMENT,  WHO  ARE  ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO
BACCALAUREATE OR HIGHER DEGREES AT A SENIOR COLLEGE OF THE CITY  UNIVER-
SITY  TO  ATTEND TWO COURSES WITHOUT TUITION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH COURSES
ARE RELATED TO THEIR EMPLOYMENT AS FIREFIGHTERS AND  FIRE  OFFICERS  AND
THAT SUCH TUITION-WAIVED ATTENDANCE DOES NOT DENY COURSE ATTENDANCE AT A
SENIOR  COLLEGE OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS OTHERWISE
QUALIFIED UNDER THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall  expire  and  be
deemed repealed July 1, 2016.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08047-03-3

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