senate Bill S2263

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Extends certain educational benefits to eligible veterans

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2016 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2016 1st report cal.805
Mar 14, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 19, 2015 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2015 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2015 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2015 1st report cal.501
Jan 22, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

Votes

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May 10, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S2263
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
3
Excused
0
Abstained
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Mar 14, 2016 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2263
12
0
committee
12
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Mar 14, 2016

excused (1)

May 4, 2015 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2263
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: May 4, 2015

Co-Sponsors

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S2263 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3862
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S3171, A8549
2011-2012: S3642, A6713
2013-2014: S1963, A1808
2017-2018: A6423
2019-2020: A4660

S2263 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Extends certain educational benefits to eligible veterans.

S2263 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2263 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2263

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 22, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced   by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  BONACIC,  DeFRANCISCO,  FUNKE,  LARKIN,
  MARCHIONE, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SERINO  --  read  twice  and  ordered
  printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Veter-
  ans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  extending  certain
  benefits to those with military service and an honorable discharge

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph h of subdivision 2  of  section
355  of the education law, as separately amended by chapters 552 and 616
of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other  general,  special  or
local law, rule or regulation, such regulations may permit persons sixty
years  of  age  or  over OR THOSE WITH MILITARY SERVICE AND AN HONORABLE
DISCHARGE to audit courses given therein without  tuition,  examination,
grading  or  credit therefor upon a space available basis, as determined
by the president of each such  institution,  provided  that  such  audit
attendance  does not deny course attendance at a state-operated institu-
tion by an individual who is otherwise qualified under  the  regulations
promulgated pursuant to this section.
  S  2.  Paragraph (b) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education
law, as added by chapter 344 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (b)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special or
local law, rule or regulation, the board of trustees may permit  persons
sixty  years of age or over OR THOSE WITH MILITARY SERVICE AND AN HONOR-
ABLE DISCHARGE to audit courses given therein without tuition,  examina-
tion, grading or credit therefor upon a space available basis, as deter-
mined  by  the  president  of  each such institution, provided that such
audit attendance does not deny course attendance at the city  university

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07209-01-5

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