senate Bill S6225

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Creates a regents large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education

S6225 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1511
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §605, add §672-c, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A358
2009-2010: A5957, S2884

S6225 - Summary

Creates a regents large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program; establishes the number, criteria and notification requirements to receive an award under such program; establishes such awards shall be awarded annually to veterinarians who agree to practice in large animal veterinarian medicine.

S6225 - Sponsor Memo

S6225 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6225

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 8, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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  creating  a  regents
  large animal veterinarian loan forgiveness program

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

  Section 1. Section 605 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 13 to read as follows:
  13.  REGENTS  LARGE  ANIMAL  VETERINARIAN  LOAN  FORGIVENESS  PROGRAM.
REGENTS  VETERINARIAN  LOAN FORGIVENESS AWARDS SHALL BE AWARDED ANNUALLY
TO LARGE ANIMAL VETERINARIANS WHO AGREE TO PRACTICE VETERINARY  MEDICINE
IN AN AREA OF NEW YORK STATE DESIGNATED BY THE REGENTS AS HAVING A SHOR-
TAGE  OF LARGE ANIMAL VETERINARIANS. SUCH AWARDS SHALL BE CLASSIFIED AND
ALLOCATED IN ACCORDANCE WITH REGENTS RULES.
  A. ELIGIBILITY. (1) THE APPLICANT MUST BE A RESIDENT OF NEW YORK STATE
AND LICENSED TO PRACTICE VETERINARY MEDICINE.
  (2) THE APPLICANT MUST HAVE COMPLETED A PROFESSIONAL RESIDENCY PROGRAM
WITHIN THE FIVE YEARS IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING THE  PERIOD  FOR  WHICH  THE
FIRST AWARD WOULD BE GRANTED, OR BE WITHIN TWO YEARS OF COMPLETION OF AN
ACCREDITED RESIDENCY PROGRAM IN LARGE ANIMAL VETERINARY MEDICINE.
  (3) THE APPLICANT MUST AGREE TO PRACTICE LARGE ANIMAL VETERINARY MEDI-
CINE  IN  AN  AREA  IN NEW YORK STATE DESIGNATED AS HAVING A SHORTAGE OF
LARGE ANIMAL VETERINARIANS. THE REGENTS,  AFTER  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE
COMMISSIONERS  OF  AGRICULTURE  AND  MARKETS AND HEALTH, SHALL DESIGNATE
THOSE REGIONS AND FACILITIES OF NEW YORK STATE WHICH HAVE A SHORTAGE  OF
LARGE  ANIMAL  VETERINARIANS FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION AND ESTAB-
LISH RELATIVE RANKINGS THEREOF.
  B. SELECTION. THE COMMISSIONER, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONERS
OF AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS AND HEALTH, SHALL ESTABLISH CRITERIA FOR  THE
SELECTION  OF  PARTICIPANTS IN THE PROGRAM. AN APPLICANT MUST SATISFY AT
LEAST ONE OF THE CRITERIA ESTABLISHED. A PRIORITY SHALL BE  ACCORDED  TO
ANY  APPLICANT WHO IS COMPLETING THE SECOND YEAR OF THE SERVICE REQUIRE-

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

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