senate Bill S4914A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires colleges, vocational institutions and other approved programs to provide credits or exemptions for comparable military training

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Feb 07, 2014 print number 4914c
amend (t) and recommit to finance
Feb 04, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 12, 2013 amended on third reading (t) 4914b
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.934
May 10, 2013 print number 4914a
amend (t) and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
May 01, 2013 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Feb 4, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Committee Vote: Feb 4, 2014

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May 30, 2013 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 30, 2013

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Bill Amendments

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S4914 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7488A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6505-c & 6501, Ed L; add §464-a, Judy L; add Art 2-A §20, Gen Bus L; amd §§304-a & 398-d, V & T L; amd §3002, Pub Health L; amd §236-a, County L; amd §45, Gen City L

S4914 - Summary

Requires colleges, vocational institutions and other approved programs to provide credits or exemptions for comparable military training; provides for expedited application for admission to the practice of a profession by a veteran or a veteran's spouse; relates to motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic qualifications, certification of responder or emergency medical technicians, licensure of master electricians and plumber certification.

S4914 - Sponsor Memo

S4914 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4914

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the education law, the judiciary law, the general  busi-
  ness  law,  the  vehicle  and  traffic law, the public health law, the
  county law and the general city law,  in  relation  to  licensure  and
  certification for military training

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

  Section 1.  Section 6505-c of the education law is amended  by  adding
three new subdivisions 5, 6 and 7 to read as follows:
  5. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY,
A  COLLEGE, VOCATIONAL INSTITUTION OR OTHER APPROVED PROGRAM THAT ISSUES
LICENSES OR CERTIFICATES FOR WHICH PROFESSIONAL TRAINING,  SCHOOLING  OR
APPRENTICESHIP  IS  REQUIRED  SHALL  PROVIDE  CREDITS OR EXEMPTIONS FROM
REQUIREMENTS TOWARD LICENSURE OR CERTIFICATION FOR ANY APPLICANT  TO  AN
APPROVED PROGRAM WHO HAS RECEIVED TRAINING WHICH APPEARS ON SUCH LISTS.
  6. AN APPLICANT TO A COLLEGE, VOCATIONAL INSTITUTION OR OTHER APPROVED
PROGRAM  SHALL  NOT  BE REQUIRED TO REPEAT ANY TRAINING WHICH APPEARS ON
SUCH LISTS IN ORDER TO MEET THE REQUIREMENTS FOR  LICENSURE  OR  CERTIF-
ICATION.  CREDITS  OR  EXEMPTIONS  FROM  REQUIREMENTS TOWARD LICENSES OR
CERTIFICATES AWARDED BY A COLLEGE SHALL BE GRANTED IN A MANNER  CONSIST-
ENT  WITH  (A)  GUIDELINES ESTABLISHED BY THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCA-
TION, (B) THE CONSTITUENT  UNITS'  TRANSFER  CREDIT  POLICIES,  AND  (C)
SECTIONS 21.4253 AND 21.4254 OF TITLE THIRTY-EIGHT OF THE CODE OF FEDER-
AL REGULATIONS.
  7.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, "COLLEGE", "VOCATIONAL INSTITUTION"
AND "APPROVED PROGRAM" SHALL HAVE THE SAME  MEANINGS  AS  SET  FORTH  IN
SUBDIVISIONS  TWO,  THREE  AND  FOUR  OF SECTION SIX HUNDRED ONE OF THIS
CHAPTER, RESPECTIVELY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10497-01-3

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S4914A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7488A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6505-c & 6501, Ed L; add §464-a, Judy L; add Art 2-A §20, Gen Bus L; amd §§304-a & 398-d, V & T L; amd §3002, Pub Health L; amd §236-a, County L; amd §45, Gen City L

S4914A - Summary

Requires colleges, vocational institutions and other approved programs to provide credits or exemptions for comparable military training; provides for expedited application for admission to the practice of a profession by a veteran or a veteran's spouse; relates to motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic qualifications, certification of responder or emergency medical technicians, licensure of master electricians and plumber certification.

S4914A - Sponsor Memo

S4914A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4914--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  BALL  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Securi-
  ty and Military Affairs -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  granting  academic
  credit  at  state operated institutions of the state university of New
  York and the senior colleges of the city university  of  New  York  to
  veterans;  and  to  amend  the  education  law, the judiciary law, the
  general business law, the vehicle and traffic law, the  public  health
  law, the county law and the general city law, in relation to licensure
  and certification for military training

  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 669-e
to read as follows:
  S 669-E. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,
THE  TERM  "VETERAN"  MEANS  A  PERSON, MALE OR FEMALE, RESIDENT OF THIS
STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR  NAVAL  SERVICE  OF  THE
UNITED  STATES  DURING  A WAR IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES ENGAGED AND WHO
HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM SUCH SERVICE BY ANY MEANS OTHER THAN BY DISHONOR-
ABLE DISCHARGE, OR WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE RESERVE.
  2. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD-
UATE STUDENT IN GOOD  STANDING,  AT  AN  INSTITUTION  WITHIN  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION BE GRANTED UP TO SIX ACADEMIC
CREDITS PER YEAR AND SIXTY CREDITS IN THE AGGREGATE TOWARDS HIS  OR  HER
DEGREE  FOR COMPLETION OF COURSES THAT WERE PART OF SUCH VETERAN'S MILI-
TARY TRAINING OR SERVICE IF THE COMPLETED COURSES MEET THE STANDARDS  OF
THE  AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION OR ITS EQUIVALENT FOR THE AWARDING OF
ACADEMIC CREDITS. NO FEE, TUITION OR  OTHER  CHARGE  SHALL  BE  ASSESSED
AGAINST  A  VETERAN  WHO  QUALIFIES  FOR  SUCH  CREDIT  PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10497-02-3

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S4914B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7488A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6505-c & 6501, Ed L; add §464-a, Judy L; add Art 2-A §20, Gen Bus L; amd §§304-a & 398-d, V & T L; amd §3002, Pub Health L; amd §236-a, County L; amd §45, Gen City L

S4914B - Summary

Requires colleges, vocational institutions and other approved programs to provide credits or exemptions for comparable military training; provides for expedited application for admission to the practice of a profession by a veteran or a veteran's spouse; relates to motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic qualifications, certification of responder or emergency medical technicians, licensure of master electricians and plumber certification.

S4914B - Sponsor Memo

S4914B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4914--B
    Cal. No. 934

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  BALL, ADDABBO, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, GRISANTI, LANZA,
  MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO, SAMPSON, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered  printed,
  and  when  printed to be committed to the Committee on Veterans, Home-
  land Security and  Military  Affairs  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered  to  first  and
  second  report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  course  credit  for
  veterans;  to  articulation between military and civilian professional
  careers; to application for admission to practice of a profession by a
  veteran or a veteran's spouse; to amend the general business  law,  in
  relation to licensing, certification and registration for veterans and
  veteran's  spouses; to amend  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation
  to providing motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic quali-
  fications; to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  certif-
  ication  of  responder  or emergency medical technicians; to amend the
  county law, in relation to licensure of master  electricians;  and  to
  amend the general city law, in relation to plumber certification

  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  669-e
to read as follows:
  S  669-E. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE TERM "VETERAN" MEANS A PERSON, MALE  OR  FEMALE,  RESIDENT  OF  THIS
STATE,  WHO  HAS  SERVED  IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE
UNITED STATES DURING A WAR IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES  WAS  ENGAGED  AND
WHO  HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM SUCH SERVICE BY ANY MEANS OF AN HONORABLE OR
GENERAL DISCHARGE, OR WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE RESERVE.
  2. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD-
UATE STUDENT IN GOOD  STANDING,  AT  AN  INSTITUTION  WITHIN  THE  STATE

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

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S4914C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7488A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6505-c & 6501, Ed L; add §464-a, Judy L; add Art 2-A §20, Gen Bus L; amd §§304-a & 398-d, V & T L; amd §3002, Pub Health L; amd §236-a, County L; amd §45, Gen City L

S4914C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires colleges, vocational institutions and other approved programs to provide credits or exemptions for comparable military training; provides for expedited application for admission to the practice of a profession by a veteran or a veteran's spouse; relates to motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic qualifications, certification of responder or emergency medical technicians, licensure of master electricians and plumber certification.

S4914C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4914C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4914--C

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. BALL, ADDABBO, AVELLA, CARLUCCI, GRISANTI, HASSELL-
  THOMPSON, LANZA, MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO, SAMPSON, SEWARD -- read twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee -- reported favorably from said committee, ordered
  to first and second report, ordered to a third  reading,  amended  and
  ordered  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading
  -- recommitted to the Committee on  Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and
  Military  Affairs in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- 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  course  credit  for
  veterans,  articulation  between  military  and  civilian professional
  careers and application for admission to practice of a profession by a
  veteran or a veteran's spouse; to amend the general business  law,  in
  relation to licensing, certification and registration for veterans and
  veteran's  spouses; to amend  the vehicle and traffic law, in relation
  to providing motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic quali-
  fications; to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  certif-
  ication  of  responder  or emergency medical technicians; to amend the
  county law, in relation to licensure of master  electricians;  and  to
  amend the general city law, in relation to plumber certification

  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  669-e
to read as follows:
  S  669-E. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE TERM "VETERAN" MEANS A PERSON, MALE  OR  FEMALE,  RESIDENT  OF  THIS
STATE,  WHO  HAS  SERVED  IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10497-06-4

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