assembly Bill A968

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers in technology

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 11, 2015 tabled
vetoed memo.276
Nov 30, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 11, 2015 returned to assembly
passed senate
substituted for s1960
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading rules cal.203
rules report cal.203
reported
Jun 08, 2015 reported referred to rules
Feb 26, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 08, 2015 referred to economic development

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A968 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1960
Law Section:
New York State Urban Development Corporation Act
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง16-m, UDC Act
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A6417, S5237
2017-2018: A4963, S8614
2019-2020: A760
2021-2022: A530

A968 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides science, technology, engineering and mathematics grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers in technology.

A968 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   968

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 8, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, MOSLEY, BRINDISI, JAFFEE, WRIGHT,
  PERRY, LUPARDO, TITUS, SCHIMMINGER, CLARK, ORTIZ -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A. COOK, GOTTFRIED, HEASTIE, SOLAGES, THIELE -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Economic Development

AN ACT to amend the New York state urban development corporation act, in
  relation to providing science, technology, engineering and mathematics
  grants for the encouragement of women and minorities to pursue careers
  in technology

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 16-m of section 1 of chapter 174
of the laws of 1968, constituting the New York state  urban  development
corporation  act,  is  amended  by adding a new paragraph (o) to read as
follows:
  (O) ASSISTANCE TO ENCOURAGE WOMEN AND MINORITIES TO PURSUE  TECHNOLOGY
CAREERS  BY  PROVIDING  SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING AND MATHEMATICS
(STEM) GRANTS, ON A COMPETITIVE  BASIS,  TO  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS,  CHARTER
SCHOOLS, OR BOARDS OF COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES FOR USE IN PUBLIC
AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS, TO DEVELOP NEW AND ENHANCE CURRENT STEM PROGRAMS IN
GRADES  SIX  THROUGH  TWELVE,  INCLUDING  CAREER EXPLORATION ACTIVITIES,
OPPORTUNITIES FOR TECHNICAL  SKILLS  ATTAINMENT  AND  PARTNERSHIPS  WITH
POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION AND TRAINING PROGRAMS.
  (I)  DEVELOPMENT OF PROPOSALS AND SELECTION OF RECIPIENTS OF SUCH STEM
GRANTS SHALL BE CARRIED OUT IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF  THE
STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.
  (II)  GRANTS  SHALL  BE  MADE  FOR A RECURRENT PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS AT
WHICH TIME THE CHAIRPERSON SHALL EVALUATE THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE  STEM
GRANTS  BASED ON CRITERIA DEVELOPED IN COOPERATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER
OF THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04241-01-5

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