senate Bill S7792

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to online programs and accelerated proficiency degree programs at the state university of New York

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Jun 12, 2014 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2014 ordered to third reading cal.1361
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 09, 2014 referred to higher education

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S7792 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง355, Ed L

S7792 - Summary

Relates to online programs and accelerated proficiency degree programs at the state university of New York.

S7792 - Sponsor Memo

S7792 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7792

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 9, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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  online  programs  and
  accelerated proficiency degree programs at the state university of New
  York

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of  section  355  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph f-1 to read as follows:
  F-1.  (1) THE STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, IN CONSULTATION WITH
THE DEPARTMENT, SHALL: (I) IDENTIFY BACCALAUREATE DEGREE  PROGRAMS  THAT
COULD  BE  OFFERED  AT  REDUCED  RATES  BY  REQUIRING  FEWER CREDITS FOR
COMPLETION AND BY BEING PROVIDED EXCLUSIVELY AS  ON-LINE  PROGRAMS;  AND
(II)  DEVELOP  CRITERIA  FOR  THE CREATION OF AN ACCELERATED PROFICIENCY
DEGREE (APD) TO BE OFFERED AT FOUR STATE UNIVERSITY OF  NEW  YORK  STATE
OPERATED  INSTITUTIONS  TO  BE  CHOSEN  BY THE STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF
TRUSTEES IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COLLEGE  PRESIDENTS  AND  THE  COLLEGE
COUNCILS.
  (2)  APD  PROGRAMS SHALL CONSIST OF CONCENTRATED COURSES OF STUDY THAT
SHALL BE COMPLETED WITHIN THREE YEARS. APD PROGRAMS MAY ACCEPT  AND  MAY
APPLY  PREVIOUSLY  EARNED CREDITS, EXPERIENCE CREDITS, MILITARY CREDITS,
COMPETENCY BASED EDUCATION AS DEFINED BY FEDERAL REGULATION OR ANY OTHER
CRITERIA THAT LEAD TO PROFICIENCY IN AN APD PROGRAM AREA  TOWARD  DEGREE
COMPLETION.
  (3)  BEGINNING IN THE ACADEMIC YEAR TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN--TWO THOUSAND
SEVENTEEN, APD PROGRAMS SHALL BE OPEN TO ENROLLMENT.
  (4) THE TOTAL COST OF TUITION AND FEES CHARGED TO THE STUDENT ENROLLED
IN AN APD PROGRAM SHALL NOT EXCEED TWELVE THOUSAND DOLLARS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15538-01-4

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