assembly Bill A7727A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 17, 2016 print number 7727a
Feb 17, 2016 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
May 26, 2015 referred to higher education

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A7727 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5512
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §669-f, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5910, A9602, S2482, S7237
2019-2020: A2404

A7727 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program.

A7727 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7727

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. FAHY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  the  New  York  state
  masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 669-f of  the  education  law,  as
added  by section 1 of subpart A of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  1. Eligibility. Students who are matriculated in an approved  master's
degree  in  education program at a New York state [public institution of
higher education] NON-PROFIT  DEGREE-GRANTING  COLLEGE,  AS  DEFINED  BY
SECTION  TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, leading to a career as a teacher in public
elementary or secondary education shall be eligible for an  award  under
this section, provided the applicant: (a) earned an undergraduate degree
from a college located in New York state; (b) was a New York state resi-
dent  while  earning  such  undergraduate  degree; (c) achieved academic
excellence as an undergraduate student, as defined by the corporation in
regulation; (d) enrolls in  full-time  study  in  an  approved  master's
degree  in  education program at a New York state [public institution of
higher education] NON-PROFIT  DEGREE-GRANTING  COLLEGE,  AS  DEFINED  BY
SECTION  TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, leading to a career as a teacher in public
elementary or secondary education; (e) signs a contract with the  corpo-
ration agreeing to teach in a classroom setting on a full-time basis for
five  years  in  a school located within New York state providing public
elementary or secondary education recognized by the board of regents  or
the  university  of  the  state  of  New York, including charter schools
authorized pursuant to  article  fifty-six  of  this  chapter;  and  (f)
complies with the applicable provisions of this article and all require-
ments  promulgated  by  the  corporation  for  the administration of the
program.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and  shall  be  deemed  to
have been in full force and effect on and after April 1, 2015.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A7727A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5512
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §669-f, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A5910, A9602, S2482, S7237
2019-2020: A2404

A7727A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the New York state masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program.

A7727A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7727--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 26, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. FAHY, LUPINACCI -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted to the Committee on High-
  er 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 New York state
  masters-in-education teacher incentive scholarship program

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 669-f of the education law, as
added by section 1 of subpart A of part EE of chapter 56 of the laws  of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  Eligibility. Students who are matriculated in an approved master's
degree in education program at a New York state [public  institution  of
higher  education]  NON-PROFIT  DEGREE-GRANTING  COLLEGE,  AS DEFINED BY
SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, leading to a career as a teacher in  public
elementary  or  secondary education shall be eligible for an award under
this section, provided the applicant: (a) earned an undergraduate degree
from a college located in New York state; (b) was a New York state resi-
dent while earning such  undergraduate  degree;  (c)  achieved  academic
excellence as an undergraduate student, as defined by the corporation in
regulation;  (d)  enrolls  in  full-time  study  in an approved master's
degree in education program at a New York state [public  institution  of
higher  education]  NON-PROFIT  DEGREE-GRANTING  COLLEGE,  AS DEFINED BY
SECTION TWO OF THIS CHAPTER, leading to a career as a teacher in  public
elementary  or secondary education; (e) signs a contract with the corpo-
ration agreeing to teach in a classroom setting on a full-time basis for
five years in a school located within New York  state  providing  public
elementary  or secondary education recognized by the board of regents or
the university of the state  of  New  York,  including  charter  schools
authorized  pursuant  to  article  fifty-six  of  this  chapter; and (f)

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11154-03-6

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