senate Bill S5044

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for in-state tuition at colleges and universities of state university, the city university of New York and community colleges for honorably discharged veterans attending under the federal GI bills

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 07, 2013 referred to higher education

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May 21, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5044
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S5044 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7686
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง355, 6206 & 6301, Ed L

S5044 - Summary

Provides for in-state tuition at colleges and universities of the state university, the city university of New York and community colleges for honorably discharge veterans attending, within 12 months of their honorable discharge, under the federal GI bills.

S5044 - Sponsor Memo

S5044 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5044

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 7, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. GRISANTI -- 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  in-state  tuition  at
  colleges  and universities of the state university of New York and the
  city university of New York

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

  Section  1.  Clause (iii) of subparagraph 8 of paragraph h of subdivi-
sion 2 of section 355 of the education law, as added by chapter  327  of
the  laws  of 2002, is amended and a new clause (iv) is added to read as
follows:
  (iii) was enrolled in an institution or educational unit of the  state
university  in the fall semester or quarter of the two thousand one--two
thousand two academic year and was authorized  by  such  institution  or
educational  unit  to  pay  tuition  at  the  rate or charge imposed for
students who are residents of the state[.]; OR
  (IV) WAS HONORABLY DISCHARGED FROM THE  ARMED  FORCES  OF  THE  UNITED
STATES  AND  IS  ENROLLED, WITHIN TWELVE MONTHS OF SUCH DISCHARGE, IN AN
INSTITUTION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY, AND IS  ATTEND-
ING  SUCH INSTITUTION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FEDERAL
GI BILLS.
  S 2. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph (a-1) of subdivision 7 of section
6206 of the education law, as amended by chapter  260  of  the  laws  of
2011,  is  amended  and  a  new  subparagraph  (iv)  is added to read as
follows:
  (iii) was enrolled in an institution or educational unit of  the  city
university  in the fall semester or quarter of the two thousand one--two
thousand two academic year and was authorized  by  such  institution  or
educational  unit  to  pay  tuition  at  the  rate or charge imposed for
students who are residents of the state[.]; OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09983-02-3

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