senate Bill S5237A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers in technology

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 17, 2014 print number 5237a
amend and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
May 14, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S5237 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6417B
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §16-m, UDC Act

S5237 - Summary

Provides science, technology, engineering and mathematics grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers in technology.

S5237 - Sponsor Memo

S5237 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5237

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to providing science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers
  in technology

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 16-m of section 1 of  chapter  174
of  the  laws of 1968, constituting the New York state urban development
corporation act, is amended by adding a new paragraph  (o)  to  read  as
follows:
  (O)  ASSISTANCE TO ENCOURAGE WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO PURSUE TECHNOLOGY
CAREERS BY PROVIDING SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY,  ENGINEERING  AND  MATHEMATICS
(STEM)  GRANTS, ON A COMPETITIVE BASIS, TO SCHOOL DISTRICTS OR BOARDS OF
COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR USE IN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE  SCHOOLS,
SHALL  NOT  INCLUDE  SCHOOLS  DESIGNATED  UNDER ARTICLE FIFTY-SIX OF THE
EDUCATION LAW, TO DEVELOP NEW  AND  ENHANCE  CURRENT  STEM  PROGRAMS  IN
GRADES  SIX  THROUGH  TWELVE,  INCLUDING  CAREER EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES,
OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNICAL  SKILLS  ATTAINMENT  AND  PARTNERSHIPS  WITH
POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS.
  (I)  DEVELOPMENT OF PROPOSALS AND SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS OF SUCH STEM
GRANTS SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF  THE
STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.
  (II)  GRANTS  SHALL  BE  MADE  FOR A RECURRENT PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS AT
WHICH TIME THE CHAIRPERSON SHALL EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE  STEM
GRANTS  BASED ON CRITERIA DEVELOPED IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER
OF THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09900-04-3

S. 5237                             2

S5237A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6417B
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Amd §16-m, UDC Act

S5237A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides science, technology, engineering and mathematics grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers in technology.

S5237A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5237A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5237--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations,  Authorities
  and  Commissions  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee on Corporations,
  Authorities and Commissions in accordance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to providing science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers
  in technology

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 16-m of section 1 of chapter 174
of the laws of 1968, constituting the New York state  urban  development
corporation  act,  is  amended  by adding a new paragraph (o) to read as
follows:
  (O) ASSISTANCE TO ENCOURAGE WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO PURSUE  TECHNOLOGY
CAREERS  BY  PROVIDING  SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS
(STEM) GRANTS, ON A COMPETITIVE  BASIS,  TO  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,  CHARTER
SCHOOLS, OR BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR USE IN PUBLIC
AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS, TO DEVELOP NEW AND ENHANCE CURRENT STEM PROGRAMS IN
GRADES  SIX  THROUGH  TWELVE,  INCLUDING  CAREER EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES,
OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNICAL  SKILLS  ATTAINMENT  AND  PARTNERSHIPS  WITH
POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS.
  (I)  DEVELOPMENT OF PROPOSALS AND SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS OF SUCH STEM
GRANTS SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF  THE
STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.
  (II)  GRANTS  SHALL  BE  MADE  FOR A RECURRENT PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS AT
WHICH TIME THE CHAIRPERSON SHALL EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE  STEM
GRANTS  BASED ON CRITERIA DEVELOPED IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER
OF THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09900-07-4

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