senate Bill S771A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2016 print number 771a
Jan 13, 2016 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to higher education

S771 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7328
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6385
2013-2014: S1788
2017-2018: S1091, A6082
2019-2020: S878, A2408
2021-2022: A6030

S771 - Summary

Relates to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York.

S771 - Sponsor Memo

S771 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   771

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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 certain tuition  waiv-
  ers  for  police  officer students of the state university of New York
  and the city university of New York; and providing for the  repeal  of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the  educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 1-a to read as follows:
  (1-A)  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER GENERAL, SPECIAL OR
LOCAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION,  SUCH  REGULATIONS  SHALL  PERMIT  POLICE
OFFICERS,  AS  SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE
GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, WHO ARE ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO BACCALAU-
REATE OR HIGHER DEGREES AT  STATE-OPERATED  INSTITUTIONS  OF  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  TO  ATTEND UP TO TWO COURSES PER SEMESTER OR QUARTER WITHOUT
TUITION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH  TUITION-WAIVED  ATTENDANCE  DOES  NOT  DENY
COURSE  ATTENDANCE  AT A STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTION BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED UNDER THE  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO
THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  Paragraph (c) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education
law, as added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (c)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special or
local law, rule or regulation, the board of  trustees  shall  promulgate
regulations  to  permit  [members of the New York city police department
employed in the rank of police officer] POLICE OFFICERS, AS SUCH TERM IS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW,  who
are enrolled in programs leading to baccalaureate or higher degrees at a
senior  college  of the city university to attend [one course] UP TO TWO

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

S771A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7328
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6385
2013-2014: S1788
2017-2018: S1091, A6082
2019-2020: S878, A2408
2021-2022: A6030

S771A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York.

S771A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S771A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 771--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education -- recom-
  mitted to the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with  Senate
  Rule  6,  sec.  8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to certain tuition  waiv-
  ers  for  police  officer students of the state university of New York
  and the city university of New York; and providing for the  repeal  of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1.  Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the  educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 1-a to read as follows:
  (1-A)  NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER GENERAL, SPECIAL OR
LOCAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION,  SUCH  REGULATIONS  SHALL  PERMIT  POLICE
OFFICERS,  AS  SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE
GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, WHO ARE ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO BACCALAU-
REATE OR HIGHER DEGREES AT  STATE-OPERATED  INSTITUTIONS  OF  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  TO  ATTEND UP TO TWO COURSES PER SEMESTER OR QUARTER WITHOUT
TUITION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH  TUITION-WAIVED  ATTENDANCE  DOES  NOT  DENY
COURSE  ATTENDANCE  AT A STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTION BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO
IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED UNDER THE  REGULATIONS  PROMULGATED  PURSUANT  TO
THIS SECTION.
  S  2.  Paragraph (c) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education
law, as added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (c)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special or
local law, rule or regulation, the board of  trustees  shall  promulgate
regulations  to  permit  [members of the New York city police department
employed in the rank of police officer] POLICE OFFICERS, AS SUCH TERM IS

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

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