senate Bill S6292

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to awarding high school diplomas to veterans; repealer

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 07, 2014 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2014 advanced to third reading
Mar 19, 2014 2nd report cal.
Mar 18, 2014 1st report cal.321
Jan 09, 2014 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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Mar 18, 2014 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 18, 2014

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S6292 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9597
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §305 subs 29-a & 29-b, amd §305, Ed L

S6292 - Summary

Relates to awarding high school diplomas to veterans.

S6292 - Sponsor Memo

S6292 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6292

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRISANTI, AVELLA, BONACIC, DILAN, LATIMER, LIBOUS,
  MAZIARZ, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, SEWARD -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on  Veterans,  Home-
  land Security and Military Affairs

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to awarding high school
  diplomas to veterans; and repealing certain  provisions  of  such  law
  relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 29-a and 29-b of section 305 of the  education
law are REPEALED, and subdivision 29, as added by chapter 40 of the laws
of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  29.  The  commissioner shall develop a program whereby any veteran [of
the armed forces who served in world war II and] WHO HAS SERVED  IN  THE
ACTIVE  MILITARY  OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AND WHO HAS BEEN
DISCHARGED FROM SUCH SERVICE UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS, who was unable,
for any reason, to complete a secondary education, may be awarded a high
school diploma  based  on  knowledge  and  experience  gained  while  in
service.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13253-02-4

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