assembly Bill A1737

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides free tuition expenses for dependent family members of N.Y. state military personnel

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Apr 04, 2017 held for consideration in higher education
Jan 12, 2017 referred to higher education

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A1737 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S254
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §668-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4005, S5128
2011-2012: A1245, S2149
2013-2014: A326, S4131
2015-2016: A3093, S3113
2019-2020: A2991, S193
2021-2022: A3549, S2695

A1737 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides free tuition expenses for SUNY or CUNY to surviving dependent family members of NYS military personnel who have died while performing official military duties.

A1737 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  1737

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 12, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. HAWLEY, KOLB, BARCLAY, BUTLER, CROUCH, McKEVITT,
  PERRY, SALADINO, GUNTHER, MONTESANO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of  A.
  OAKS -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to providing scholarships
  for  surviving  dependent  family  members  of New York state military
  personnel who have died while performing official military duties

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

  Section 1. Section 668-e of the education law, as added by chapter 106
of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  §   668-e.   Military  enhanced  recognition,  incentive  and  tribute
("MERIT") scholarships. 1. Eligible persons. a.  Notwithstanding  subdi-
visions  three and five of section six hundred sixty-one of this [title]
PART, children, spouses and financial dependents  of  a  member  of  the
armed  forces of the United States or state organized militia who at any
time on or after the second day  of  August,  nineteen  hundred  ninety,
while in service in the armed forces of the United States, as defined by
subdivision  eight  of  section one of the military law or in a force of
the state organized militia, as defined in subdivision nine  of  section
one  of  the military law: (i) while a legal resident of New York state,
died, became severely and permanently  disabled  or  was  classified  as
missing  in  action [in a combat theater or combat zone of operations as
part of military operations, or died as a result of  injury  or  illness
suffered or incurred during such military service] IN THE PERFORMANCE OF
HIS  OR  HER OFFICIAL DUTIES; or (ii) while a legal resident of New York
state, died or became severely and permanently disabled as a  result  of
injury  or  illness  suffered or incurred during military training oper-
ations in preparation for duty in a combat theater  or  combat  zone  of
operations.
  b.  A  member of the armed forces of the United States who: (i) became
severely and permanently disabled as a result of service  in  the  armed

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