senate Bill S3807

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Permits persons 65 years of age to enroll in a limited number of state university courses for credit without tuition

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 17, 2016 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2016 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2016 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2016 1st report cal.798
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Feb 17, 2015 referred to higher education

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S3807 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1587
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3951
2011-2012: A4360
2013-2014: A2323
2017-2018: S1110, A1672
2019-2020: S692, A6380

S3807 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits persons 65 years of age to enroll in a limited number of state university courses for credit without tuition.

S3807 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3807 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3807

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 17, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- 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  authorizing  persons
  over age sixty-five to enroll in a limited number of SUNY credit hours
  without tuition

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 1 of paragraph h of subdivision 2  of  section
355  of the education law, as separately amended by chapters 552 and 616
of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  (1) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other  general,  special  or
local law, rule or regulation, such regulations may permit persons sixty
years  of  age  or  over to audit courses given therein without tuition,
examination, grading or credit therefor upon a space available basis, as
determined by the president of each such institution, provided that such
audit attendance does not deny course  attendance  at  a  state-operated
institution  by an individual who is otherwise qualified under the regu-
lations promulgated pursuant to  this  section.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SECTION,  PERSONS  SIXTY-FIVE  YEARS OF AGE OR OVER WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF
THE STATE SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE NOT MORE THAN NINE CREDIT  HOURS  OF
COURSES FOR CREDIT PER SEMESTER WITHOUT TUITION.
  S  2. This act shall take effect on the first of April next succeeding
the date on which it shall have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01750-04-5

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