senate Bill S6881

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to establishing a young farmer apprentice program

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Mar 25, 2014 referred to education

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S6881 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9289
Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S1799, A2410
2017-2018: S1906, A4385
2019-2020: S3873, A7104

S6881 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to establishing a young farmer apprentice program.

S6881 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6881 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6881

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 25, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. RITCHIE, BALL, BONACIC, DeFRANCISCO, FARLEY, GALLI-
  VAN, GRIFFO, GRISANTI, LARKIN,  LAVALLE,  LIBOUS,  LITTLE,  MARCHIONE,
  MAZIARZ, NOZZOLIO, O'MARA, RANZENHOFER, ROBACH, SEWARD, VALESKY, YOUNG
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the Committee on Education

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a young
  farmer apprentice program

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

  Section 1. Paragraph gg of subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the educa-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 301 of the laws of 1996, is amended to
read as follows:
  gg. (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, a board of cooper-
ative educational services may provide training for employment to adults
on a space available basis, with consideration given to occupations  and
industries in demand, and establish reduced adult tuition rates for such
training.  For the purposes of this section, training for employment for
adults shall be offered through state approved sequences or parts there-
of of secondary career education instruction. Adults may participate  in
such instruction and be awarded certificates of completion, but they may
not  earn  credit  based  on  their  participation towards a high school
diploma. Pursuant to section forty-six hundred two of  this  chapter,  a
board  of  cooperative  educational  services may establish such reduced
rates for participation of adults provided that participation is limited
to assigned instructional staff and currently used facilities in  sched-
uled secondary career education programs, and provided further that such
rates may not be less than fifty percent of the tuition rates charged to
school districts for the participation of secondary students in the same
programs,  unless waived by the commissioner based on application of the
board of cooperative educational services. This participation of  adults
at  reduced  tuition rates shall be in accordance with terms agreed upon
by the board of  cooperative  educational  services  and  the  component
school districts receiving such services but in no case shall such rates
result   in  extraordinary  costs  assigned  to  such  component  school

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

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