senate Bill S7849

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state DREAM Act; repealer

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Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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May 17, 2016 recommit, enacting clause stricken
referred to higher education

S7849 (ACTIVE) - Details

See other versions of this Bill:
S1251
, A4311
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609, rpld §661 sub 3, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2378
2017-2018: S471
2019-2020: S1250

S7849 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state DREAM ACT by creating the New York DREAM fund commission and amends eligibility requirements and conditions governing certain awards.

S7849 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7849 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7849

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 17, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 creating the New  York
  DREAM fund commission; eligibility requirements and conditions govern-
  ing  general  awards,  academic  performance awards and student loans;
  eligibility requirements for assistance  under  the  higher  education
  opportunity  programs  and the collegiate science and technology entry
  program; financial aid opportunities for students of the state univer-
  sity of New York, the  city  university  of  New  York  and  community
  colleges;  and the program requirements for the New York state college
  choice tuition savings program; and to repeal subdivision 3 of section
  661 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.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
state DREAM Act".
  S 2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 609 to  read
as follows:
  S  609. NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION.  1. (A) THERE SHALL BE CREATED
A NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED  TO  ADVANCING
THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B)  THE  NEW  YORK  DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL BE COMPOSED OF TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (IV)  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
SENATE;
  (V) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEM-
BLY;
  (C) TO THE  EXTENT  PRACTICABLE,  MEMBERS  OF  SUCH  COMMISSION  SHALL
REFLECT  THE  RACIAL, ETHNIC, GENDER, LANGUAGE, AND GEOGRAPHIC DIVERSITY
OF THE STATE.

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

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