senate Bill S7650

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to including scores for international baccalaureate examinations as eligible criteria for receiving a NYS achievement and investment merit scholarship

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May 12, 2016 referred to higher education

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S7650 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10528
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง669-g, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S143, A2741

S7650 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to including scores for international baccalaureate examinations as eligible criteria for receiving a NYS achievement and investment in merit scholarship.

S7650 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7650 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7650

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 12, 2016
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to including  scores  for
  international  baccalaureate  examinations  as  eligible  criteria for
  receiving a New York state achievement and investment in merit  schol-
  arship

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 2 of section 669-g of the educa-
tion law, as added by section 1 of part Z of chapter 56 of the  laws  of
2015, is amended to read as follows:
  b.  graduated  with  a  "with  honors" distinction on a New York state
regents diploma [or], received a score of 3 or higher  on  two  or  more
advanced  placement examinations, RECEIVED A SCORE OF 3 OR HIGHER ON ONE
OR  MORE  INTERNATIONAL  BACCALAUREATE  HIGHER  LEVEL  EXAMINATIONS,  OR
RECEIVED  A  SCORE OF 4 OF HIGHER ON ONE OR MORE INTERNATIONAL BACCALAU-
REATE STANDARD LEVEL EXAMINATIONS; or
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15397-01-6

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