senate Bill S836

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Includes certain veterans in the definition of resident as it relates to community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 10, 2015 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 08, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2015 1st report cal.1256
May 05, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 07, 2015 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 4, 2016 - Higher Education committee Vote

S836
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 4, 2016

excused (1)

Jun 2, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S836
35
0
committee
35
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 5, 2015 - Higher Education committee Vote

S836
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 5, 2015

aye wr (1)

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S836 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง6301, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6384
2013-2014: S1978
2017-2018: S1011

S836 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes active duty military and certain veterans going to college under the new GI bill in the definition of resident as it relates to community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges.

S836 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S836 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   836

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  certain
  veterans  in  the  definition  of  resident as it relates to community
  colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section 6301 of the education law, as
amended by chapter 327 of the laws  of  2002,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  5.  "Resident."  A person who has resided in the state for a period of
at least one year and in the county,  city,  town,  intermediate  school
district,  school  district or community college region, as the case may
be, for a period of at least six months, both immediately preceding  the
date  of  such  person's registration in a community college or, for the
purposes of section sixty-three hundred five of this article, his or her
application for a certificate of residence; provided, however, that this
term shall include any student who is not a resident of New York  state,
other than a non-immigrant alien within the meaning of paragraph (15) of
subsection  (a) of section 1101 of title 8 of the United States Code, if
such student:
  (i) attended an approved New York high school for two or  more  years,
graduated  from an approved New York high school and applied for attend-
ance at an institution or educational unit of the state university with-
in five years of receiving a New York state high school diploma; or
  (ii) attended an approved New York state program  for  general  equiv-
alency  diploma exam preparation, received a general equivalency diploma
issued within New York state and applied for attendance at  an  institu-
tion  or  educational  unit of the state university within five years of
receiving a general equivalency diploma issued within New York state; or

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

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