Senate Bill S2974

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Changes the eligibility dates for a military service recognition scholarship to include certain conflicts

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2015-S2974 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6170
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §668-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1417
2011-2012: S148
2013-2014: S1051, A5062
2017-2018: S255, A1465
2019-2020: S207, A3856
2021-2022: S2159, A1288

2015-S2974 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Changes the eligibility dates for a military service recognition scholarship to include certain conflicts beginning on and after June 1, 1982.

2015-S2974 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2015-S2974 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2974

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  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 changing the eligibil-
  ity dates for a military service recognition  scholarship  to  include
  the conflicts that occurred after June 1, 1982

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 668-e of the educa-
tion law, as added by chapter 106 of the laws of  2003,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  a.  Notwithstanding subdivisions three and five of section six hundred
sixty-one of this title, children, spouses and financial dependents of a
member of the armed forces of the United States or state organized mili-
tia who at any time on or after the  [second  day  of  August,  nineteen
hundred  ninety]  FIRST  OF  JUNE, NINETEEN HUNDRED EIGHTY-TWO, while in
service in the armed forces of the United States, as defined by subdivi-
sion eight of section one of the military law or in a force of the state
organized militia, as defined in subdivision nine of section one of  the
military law: (i) while a legal resident of New York state, died, became
severely and permanently disabled or was classified as missing in action
in  a  combat  theater  or combat zone of operations as part of military
operations, or died as  a  result  of  injury  or  illness  suffered  or
incurred during such military service; or (ii) while a legal resident of
New  York  state,  died or became severely and permanently disabled as a
result of injury or illness suffered or incurred during military  train-
ing  operations  in  preparation  for duty in a combat theater or combat
zone of operations.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01227-01-5


              

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