senate Bill S7249

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits the commissioner of education to include graduate programs as programs eligible for approval under the state tuition assistance program

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May 07, 2014 referred to higher education

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S7249 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9555
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง663 & 667, Ed L

S7249 - Summary

Permits the commissioner of education to include graduate programs as programs eligible for approval under the state tuition assistance program.

S7249 - Sponsor Memo

S7249 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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    S. 7249                                                  A. 9555

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                               May 7, 2014
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sens. LANZA, GOLDEN, SAVINO -- read twice and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Higher Education

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. MALLIOTAKIS, BORELLI -- read  once
  and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the education law, in relation to tuition assistance
  program awards

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 663 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by section 4 of part J of chapter 58 of the laws of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  a. In determining the amount of an award for GRADUATE AND  UNDERGRADU-
ATE students, the income of the parents shall be excluded if the student
has been emancipated from his parents.
  S  2. The opening paragraph of subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of subdi-
vision 3 of section 663 of the education law, as amended by section 5 of
part J of chapter 58 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  The applicant is a student who was married on or before December thir-
ty-first of the calendar year prior to the  beginning  of  the  academic
year  for  which  application is made or is an undergraduate student who
has reached the age of twenty-two on or before June thirtieth  prior  to
the academic year for which application is made OR IS A GRADUATE STUDENT
and  who,  during the calendar year next preceding the semester, quarter
or term of attendance for which application is made  and  at  all  times
subsequent  thereto  up  to  and  including  the entire period for which
application is made:
  S 3. Paragraph d of subdivision 3 of section 663 of the education law,
as amended by section 6 of part J of chapter 58 of the laws of 2011,  is
amended to read as follows:
  d.  Any  GRADUATE  OR undergraduate student who was allowed to exclude
parental income pursuant to the provisions of FORMER  subdivision  three
of  section  six  hundred three of this chapter as they existed prior to

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

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