senate Bill S6144

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends certain provisions of law relating to tuition waivers for police officer students of the city university of New York

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2014 signed chap.69
delivered to governor
May 06, 2014 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.609
substituted for a8272
Apr 28, 2014 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 19, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 18, 2014 1st report cal.310
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education

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S6144 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8272
Law Section:
Education
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2, Chap 548 of 2004
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
A9167, S6373

S6144 - Bill Texts

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Extends certain provisions of law relating to tuition waivers for police officer students of the city university of New York.

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BILL NUMBER:S6144

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 548 of the laws of 2004,
amending the education law relating to certain tuition waivers for
police officer students of the city university of New York, in
relation to extending the provisions of such chapter

PURPOSE:

This bill continues for 2 years, a tuition waiver for one course for
police officer students in baccalaureate or higher degree programs at
the City University of New York.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 of the bill amends chapter 548 of the laws of 2004 which
required the Board of Trustees of the City University of New York
("CUNY") to promulgate regulations to permit members of the New York
City Police Department who are enrolled in programs leading to a
baccalaureate or higher degree at CUNY, to take one Course without
tuition, on a space available basis, provided that the course is
related to their employment as a police officer.

Section 2 of the bill creates an expiration date of July 1, 2016.

JUSTIFICATION:

The original bill (chapter 548 of 2004) was based on a tuition waiver
program sponsored by John Jay College of Criminal Justice during the
late 1970s through the 1980s. This tuition waiver has been extended
four times since 2004. It provides a strong incentive for police
officers to pursue higher education by authorizing a tuition wavier
for one course for police officer students at CUNY.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

2012: S.6073/A.9167 - Chapter 70
2010: S.6706/A.9789 - Chapter 190
2008: S.6897 - Chapter 293
2006: S.6742 - Chapter 150
2004: S.1531-B/A.3266-B - Chapter 548

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

To be determined.

EFFECTIVE DATE:

Immediately.

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

                                  6144

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

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 chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, amending the  education
  law relating to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of
  the  city  university  of  New  York,  in  relation  to  extending the
  provisions of such chapter

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

  Section  1. Section 2 of chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, amending the
education law relating to certain tuition  waivers  for  police  officer
students of the city university of New York, as amended by chapter 70 of
the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
deemed repealed July 1, [2014] 2016.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13097-01-3

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