senate Bill S7968A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to recommendations by regional SUNY community college councils

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 07, 2016 amended on third reading (t) 7968a
Jun 01, 2016 ordered to third reading cal.1282
May 31, 2016 referred to rules

S7968 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10577
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6303, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S2103, A4643
2019-2020: S1158, A5003

S7968 - Summary

Relates to recommendations by regional SUNY community college councils.

S7968 - Sponsor Memo

S7968 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7968

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating new degree or
  certificate programs  at  community  colleges  in  order  to  increase
  successful job placement for future students

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

  Section 1. Section 6303 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6. THE BOARDS OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COMMUNI-
TY  COLLEGES  SHALL CONSULT WITH THE REGIONAL COMMUNITY COLLEGE COUNCILS
ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER  FIFTY  OF  THE  LAWS  OF  TWO  THOUSAND
SIXTEEN  TO  CREATE  NEW  DEGREE  OR CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS OR RESTRUCTURE
CURRENT PROGRAMS IN ORDER  TO  INCREASE  SUCCESSFUL  JOB  PLACEMENT  FOR
FUTURE  STUDENTS.  THE  REGIONAL  COMMUNITY  COLLEGE  COUNCILS SHALL USE
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR  DATA  THAT  PREDICTS  FUTURE  WORKFORCE  NEEDS  AND
CONSULT  WITH  REGIONAL BUSINESSES TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE BOARDS
OF TRUSTEES ON HOW NEW PROGRAMS SHOULD  BE  STRUCTURED  OR  ON  WAYS  TO
RESTRUCTURE  CURRENT PROGRAMS TO TAILOR SUCH PROGRAMS TO INDUSTRY NEEDS.
FOR EACH STUDENT WHO SUCCESSFULLY  OBTAINS  EMPLOYMENT  UPON  GRADUATING
FROM A NEWLY CREATED OR RESTRUCTURED PROGRAM OR UPON RECEIVING A CERTIF-
ICATE,  THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE SHALL BE REIMBURSED UP TO FIFTY PERCENT OF
THE COSTS ASSOCIATED WITH EDUCATING SUCH STUDENT, PURSUANT TO  APPROPRI-
ATION.  IF  A  COMMUNITY  COLLEGE FAILS TO COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF
THIS SUBDIVISION, SUCH COLLEGE MAY BE SUBJECT TO A  REDUCTION  IN  STATE
FUNDING.
  S  2.  This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that
no community college shall lose state funding for failing to comply with
this act until after July 1, 2020.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15712-01-6

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S7968A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10577
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6303, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S2103, A4643
2019-2020: S1158, A5003

S7968A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to recommendations by regional SUNY community college councils.

S7968A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7968A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7968--A
    Cal. No. 1282

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 31, 2016
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on  Rules  --  ordered  to  a
  third  reading,  amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place in
  the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to recommendations by the
  Regional State University of New York Community  College  Councils  on
  regional workforce needs and student employment rates upon graduation

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

  Section 1. Section 6306 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11.  REGIONAL  STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY COLLEGE COUNCILS
ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER  FIFTY  OF  THE  LAWS  OF  TWO  THOUSAND
FIFTEEN  SHALL  CONSULT  WITH  REGIONAL BUSINESSES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF
LABOR AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARDS OF  TRUS-
TEES ON WAYS TO ENSURE THAT DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS ARE TAILORED
TO  REGIONAL  WORKFORCE  NEEDS  AND ON HOW TO IMPROVE STUDENT EMPLOYMENT
RATES UPON GRADUATION. WHERE APPROPRIATE, REGIONAL STATE  UNIVERSITY  OF
NEW  YORK  COMMUNITY  COLLEGE COUNCILS MAY UTILIZE DATA COLLECTED AT THE
CAREER CENTERS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER FIFTY-THREE OF  THE  LAWS
OF  TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AS AN ADDITIONAL RECOURSE IN DEVELOPING RECOM-
MENDATIONS TO IMPROVE STUDENT JOB PLACEMENT.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15712-02-6

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