senate Bill S4079

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the New York DREAM fund commission and makes family tuition accounts available to account owners providing a taxpayer identification number

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 14, 2013 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Mar 07, 2013 referred to higher education

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S4079 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609, amd §695-e, Ed L

S4079 - Summary

Creates the New York DREAM fund commission, which shall be committed to advancing the educational opportunities of children of immigrants through scholarship programs that provide assistance with the costs of higher education; makes family tuition accounts available to account owners who provide a valid taxpayer identification number.

S4079 - Sponsor Memo

S4079 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4079

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ESPAILLAT, KLEIN -- 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  New
  York  DREAM  fund commission and making family tuition accounts avail-
  able to account owners who provide a taxpayer identification number

  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 609 to
read as follows:
  S  609.  NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION.  1. (A) THERE SHALL BE ESTAB-
LISHED A NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION, HEREINAFTER REFERRED TO IN THIS
SECTION AS THE "COMMISSION", WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED TO  ADVANCING  THE
EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B) THE COMMISSION SHALL BE COMPOSED OF TWELVE MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED
AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II)  THREE  MEMBERS  SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE TEMPORARY PRESIDENT OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (IV) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED  BY  THE  MINORITY  LEADER  OF  THE
SENATE;
  (V) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEM-
BLY;
  (C)  TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION SHALL
REFLECT THE RACIAL, ETHNIC, GENDER, LANGUAGE AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY OF
THE STATE.
  (D) TO THE EXTENT PRACTICABLE, THE MEMBERSHIP OF THE COMMISSION  SHALL
INCLUDE  COLLEGE  AND  UNIVERSITY  ADMINISTRATORS  AND FACULTY AND OTHER
INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE COMMITTED TO ADVANCING THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05361-02-3

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