senate Bill S3408

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to awarding high school diplomas to veterans; repealer

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2016 referred to 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.747
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 19, 2015 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2015 advanced to third reading
Apr 29, 2015 2nd report cal.
Apr 28, 2015 1st report cal.449
Feb 09, 2015 referred to education

Votes

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May 10, 2016 - Education committee Vote

S3408
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 28, 2015 - Education committee Vote

S3408
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3408 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A813
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §305 subs 29-a & 29-b, amd §305, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S6292, A9597
2017-2018: S397, A7695
2019-2020: S454, A3709

S3408 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to awarding high school diplomas to veterans.

S3408 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3408 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3408

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to awarding  high  school
  diplomas  to  veterans;  and  repealing certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 29-a and 29-b of section 305 of the education
law are REPEALED, and subdivision 29, as added by chapter 40 of the laws
of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  29. The commissioner shall develop a program whereby any  veteran  [of
the  armed  forces who served in world war II and] WHO HAS SERVED IN THE
ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES AND WHO  HAS  BEEN
DISCHARGED FROM SUCH SERVICE UNDER HONORABLE CONDITIONS, who was unable,
for any reason, to complete a secondary education, may be awarded a high
school  diploma  based  on  knowledge  and  experience  gained  while in
service.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02202-01-5

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