assembly Bill A5162A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Establishes the volunteer firefighters of New York higher education learning plan

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2016 print number 5162a
Mar 01, 2016 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Feb 12, 2015 referred to higher education

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A5162 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1829
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5374
2017-2018: A3234, S755
2019-2020: A6969, S4847

A5162 - Summary

Establishes the volunteer firefighters of New York higher education learning plan.

A5162 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5162

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BRINDISI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to the volunteer fire-
  fighters of New York higher education learning plan

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 669-f
to read as follows:
  S 669-F. VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS OF NEW YORK HIGHER EDUCATION  LEARNING
PLAN.  1. ELIGIBILITY. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WHO ARE MATRICULATED IN AN
APPROVED UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW  YORK  AND
ARE  MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING IN ONE OF NEW YORK'S VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPA-
NIES SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN AWARD UNDER  THIS  SECTION,  PROVIDED  THE
APPLICANT:  (A)  SIGNS  A CONTRACT WITH THE CORPORATION AGREEING TO WORK
FOR A NEW YORK VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY ON  A  FULL-TIME  BASIS  FOR  FIVE
YEARS;  AND  (B) COMPLIES WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE
AND ALL REQUIREMENTS PROMULGATED BY THE  CORPORATION  FOR  THE  ADMINIS-
TRATION OF THE PROGRAM.
  2.  WITHIN  THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR, AWARDS SHALL BE GRANTED
TO APPLICANTS THAT THE CORPORATION HAS CERTIFIED ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE
SUCH AWARDS. SUCH AWARDS SHALL BE MADE TO RECIPIENTS AFTER THE  SUCCESS-
FUL COMPLETION OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR, AS DEFINED BY THE CORPORATION.
  3.  AN  AWARD  SHALL  ENTITLE THE RECIPIENT TO ANNUAL PAYMENTS FOR NOT
MORE THAN FOUR ACADEMIC YEARS OF FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDY.
  4. RECIPIENTS SHALL RECEIVE  AN  ANNUAL  PAYMENT  FOR  THE  SUCCESSFUL
COMPLETION  OF  AN  ACADEMIC YEAR, EQUAL TO UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF
THE ANNUAL TUITION CHARGED  TO  STATE  RESIDENT  STUDENTS  ATTENDING  AN
UNDERGRADUATE  PROGRAM FULL-TIME AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, OR
ACTUAL TUITION CHARGED, WHICHEVER IS LESS.
  5. THE CORPORATION SHALL CONVERT TO A STUDENT LOAN THE FULL AMOUNT  OF
THE  AWARD  GIVEN PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION PLUS INTEREST, ACCORDING TO A

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07648-01-5

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A5162A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1829
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5374
2017-2018: A3234, S755
2019-2020: A6969, S4847

A5162A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the volunteer firefighters of New York higher education learning plan.

A5162A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 5162--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 12, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRINDISI, MOSLEY, KAMINSKY, BLAKE, SANTABARBARA,
  McDONALD, CURRAN,  MURRAY,  JAFFEE,  MILLER,  ORTIZ,  RIVERA,  CROUCH,
  DiPIETRO,  PALMESANO,  RAIA  --  Multi-Sponsored  by -- M. of A. COOK,
  DUPREY, ENGLEBRIGHT, GIGLIO, HAWLEY, HOOPER, KEARNS,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,
  McDONOUGH,  McKEVITT,  McLAUGHLIN, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE, WALTER -- read
  once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education --  recommitted
  to  the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Assembly Rule
  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to the volunteer fire-
  fighters of New York higher education learning plan

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 669-h
to read as follows:
  S 669-H. VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS OF NEW YORK HIGHER EDUCATION  LEARNING
PLAN.  1. ELIGIBILITY. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WHO ARE MATRICULATED IN AN
APPROVED UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW  YORK  AND
ARE  MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING IN ONE OF NEW YORK'S VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPA-
NIES SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN AWARD UNDER  THIS  SECTION,  PROVIDED  THE
APPLICANT:  (A)  SIGNS  A CONTRACT WITH THE CORPORATION AGREEING TO WORK
FOR A NEW YORK VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY ON  A  FULL-TIME  BASIS  FOR  FIVE
YEARS;  AND  (B) COMPLIES WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE
AND ALL REQUIREMENTS PROMULGATED BY THE  CORPORATION  FOR  THE  ADMINIS-
TRATION OF THE PROGRAM.
  2.  WITHIN  THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR, AWARDS SHALL BE GRANTED
TO APPLICANTS THAT THE CORPORATION HAS CERTIFIED ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE
SUCH AWARDS. SUCH AWARDS SHALL BE MADE TO RECIPIENTS AFTER THE  SUCCESS-
FUL COMPLETION OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR, AS DEFINED BY THE CORPORATION.
  3.  AN  AWARD  SHALL  ENTITLE THE RECIPIENT TO ANNUAL PAYMENTS FOR NOT
MORE THAN FOUR ACADEMIC YEARS OF FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07648-03-6

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