senate Bill S4233C

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Allows the granting of academic credit at city or state operated institutions to veterans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 16, 2016 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2016 amended on third reading 4233c
Mar 01, 2016 amended on third reading 4233b
Feb 01, 2016 advanced to third reading
Jan 26, 2016 2nd report cal.
Jan 25, 2016 1st report cal.62
Jan 20, 2016 print number 4233a
Jan 20, 2016 amend and recommit to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Jan 06, 2016 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
Mar 11, 2015 referred to veterans, homeland security and military affairs

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S4233 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6362
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10594
2011-2012: S3950, A1335
2013-2014: S3403, A6973
2017-2018: S3674, A3179
2019-2020: S2741
2021-2022: S2680

S4233 - Summary

Allows the granting of academic credit at state or city operated institutions to veterans.

S4233 - Sponsor Memo

S4233 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4233

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO,  BRESLIN,  LATIMER,  PANEPINTO,  PARKER,
  PERKINS, SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed, and  when  printed
  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Veterans, Homeland Security and
  Military Affairs

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  granting  academic
  credit  at  state operated institutions of the state university of New
  York and the senior colleges of the city university  of  New  York  to
  veterans

  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. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION,
THE TERM "VETERAN" MEANS A PERSON, MALE  OR  FEMALE,  RESIDENT  OF  THIS
STATE,  WHO  HAS  SERVED  IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE
UNITED STATES DURING A WAR IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES  ENGAGED  AND  WHO
HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM SUCH SERVICE BY ANY MEANS OTHER THAN BY DISHONOR-
ABLE DISCHARGE, OR WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE RESERVE.
  2. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD-
UATE  STUDENT  IN  GOOD  STANDING,  AT  AN  INSTITUTION WITHIN THE STATE
UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION BE GRANTED UP TO SIX  ACADEMIC
CREDITS  PER  YEAR AND SIXTY CREDITS IN THE AGGREGATE TOWARDS HIS OR HER
DEGREE FOR COMPLETION OF COURSES THAT WERE PART OF SUCH VETERAN'S  MILI-
TARY  TRAINING OR SERVICE IF THE COMPLETED COURSES MEET THE STANDARDS OF
THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION OR ITS EQUIVALENT FOR THE AWARDING  OF
ACADEMIC  CREDITS.  NO  FEE,  TUITION  OR OTHER CHARGE SHALL BE ASSESSED
AGAINST A VETERAN  WHO  QUALIFIES  FOR  SUCH  CREDIT  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION.
  3. THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY AND THE CITY UNIVER-
SITY  OF  NEW YORK SHALL ADOPT SUCH PROCEDURES AS ARE NECESSARY TO FULLY
IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of July  next  succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.

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

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S4233A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6362
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10594
2011-2012: S3950, A1335
2013-2014: S3403, A6973
2017-2018: S3674, A3179
2019-2020: S2741
2021-2022: S2680

S4233A - Summary

Allows the granting of academic credit at state or city operated institutions to veterans.

S4233A - Sponsor Memo

S4233A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4233--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, BRESLIN, COMRIE, ESPAILLAT, HOYLMAN, LATIM-
  ER,  PANEPINTO,  PARKER,  PERKINS,  SANDERS  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to granting academic
  credit at state operated institutions of the state university  of  New
  York  and  the  senior  colleges of the city university of New York to
  veterans

  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. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,
THE  TERM  "VETERAN"  MEANS  A  PERSON, MALE OR FEMALE, RESIDENT OF THIS
STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR  NAVAL  SERVICE  OF  THE
UNITED  STATES  DURING  A WAR IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES ENGAGED AND WHO
HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM SUCH SERVICE BY ANY MEANS OTHER THAN BY DISHONOR-
ABLE DISCHARGE, OR WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE RESERVE.
  2. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD-
UATE STUDENT IN GOOD  STANDING,  AT  AN  INSTITUTION  WITHIN  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  SYSTEM OR THE CITY UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION
BE GRANTED UP TO SIX ACADEMIC CREDITS PER YEAR AND SIXTY CREDITS IN  THE
AGGREGATE  TOWARDS HIS OR HER DEGREE FOR COMPLETION OF COURSES THAT WERE
PART OF SUCH VETERAN'S MILITARY TRAINING OR  SERVICE  IF  THE  COMPLETED
COURSES  MEET  THE STANDARDS OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCATION OR ITS
EQUIVALENT FOR THE AWARDING OF ACADEMIC  CREDITS.  NO  FEE,  TUITION  OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09049-03-6

Co-Sponsors

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S4233B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6362
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10594
2011-2012: S3950, A1335
2013-2014: S3403, A6973
2017-2018: S3674, A3179
2019-2020: S2741
2021-2022: S2680

S4233B - Summary

Allows the granting of academic credit at state or city operated institutions to veterans.

S4233B - Sponsor Memo

S4233B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4233--B
    Cal. No. 62

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, BRESLIN, COMRIE, ESPAILLAT, HOYLMAN, LATIM-
  ER,  PANEPINTO,  PARKER,  PERKINS,  SANDERS  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to granting academic
  credit at state operated institutions of the state university  of  New
  York  and  the  senior  colleges of the city university of New York to
  veterans

  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. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,
THE TERM "VETERAN" MEANS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE
ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES, IN A COMBAT THEA-
TER OR COMBAT ZONE OF OPERATIONS, AS PART OF MILITARY OPERATIONS RELATED
TO SUCH MILITARY SERVICE, AND WHO HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM SUCH SERVICE BY
MEANS  OF  AN  HONORABLE  DISCHARGE,  OR  WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE
RESERVE, OR HAS RESUMED SERVICE BACK IN THE NEW YORK STATE ARMY NATIONAL
GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, OR NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA.
  2. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD-
UATE STUDENT IN GOOD  STANDING,  AT  AN  INSTITUTION  WITHIN  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  SYSTEM OR THE CITY UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION
BE GRANTED UP TO SIX ACADEMIC CREDITS PER YEAR AND SIXTY CREDITS IN  THE
AGGREGATE  TOWARDS HIS OR HER DEGREE FOR COMPLETION OF COURSES THAT WERE

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

Co-Sponsors

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S4233C (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6362
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-h, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A10594
2011-2012: S3950, A1335
2013-2014: S3403, A6973
2017-2018: S3674, A3179
2019-2020: S2741
2021-2022: S2680

S4233C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the granting of academic credit at state or city operated institutions to veterans.

S4233C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4233C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4233--C
    Cal. No. 62

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 11, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ADDABBO, BRESLIN, COMRIE, ESPAILLAT, HOYLMAN, LATIM-
  ER,  PANEPINTO,  PARKER,  PERKINS,  SANDERS  -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Veter-
  ans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs -- recommitted to the
  Committee on Veterans,  Homeland  Security  and  Military  Affairs  in
  accordance  with  Senate  Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  reported  favorably from said committee, ordered to first and
  second report,  ordered  to  a  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted,  retaining its place in the order of third reading -- again
  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of
  third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to granting academic
  credit at state operated institutions of the state university  of  New
  York  and  the  senior  colleges of the city university of New York to
  veterans

  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. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS  SECTION,
THE TERM "VETERAN" MEANS A RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE
ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES, IN A COMBAT THEA-
TER OR COMBAT ZONE OF OPERATIONS, AS PART OF MILITARY OPERATIONS RELATED
TO SUCH MILITARY SERVICE, AND WHO HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM SUCH SERVICE BY
MEANS  OF  AN  HONORABLE  DISCHARGE,  OR  WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE
RESERVE, OR HAS RESUMED SERVICE BACK IN THE NEW YORK STATE ARMY NATIONAL
GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, OR NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA.
  2. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD-
UATE STUDENT IN GOOD  STANDING,  AT  AN  INSTITUTION  WITHIN  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  SYSTEM OR THE CITY UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION

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

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