assembly Bill A3234A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes the volunteer firefighters of New York higher education learning plan

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 28, 2018 print number 3234a
Feb 28, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jan 27, 2017 referred to higher education

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A3234 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S755
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-i, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5374
2015-2016: A5162, S1829
2019-2020: A6969, S4847

A3234 - Summary

Establishes the volunteer firefighters of New York higher education learning plan.

A3234 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3234

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRINDISI, MOSLEY, BLAKE, SANTABARBARA, McDONALD,
  CURRAN, MURRAY, JAFFEE, M. G. MILLER, ORTIZ, RIVERA, CROUCH, DiPIETRO,
  PALMESANO, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COOK,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GIGLIO,  HAWLEY,  HOOPER, KEARNS, LUPARDO, MAGEE, McDONOUGH, McKEVITT,
  McLAUGHLIN, SCHIMMINGER, THIELE, WALTER -- read once and  referred  to
  the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to the volunteer fire-
  fighters of New York higher education learning plan

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

  Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 669-h
to read as follows:
  § 669-H. VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS OF NEW YORK HIGHER EDUCATION  LEARNING
PLAN.  1. ELIGIBILITY. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WHO ARE MATRICULATED IN AN
APPROVED UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW  YORK  AND
ARE  MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING IN ONE OF NEW YORK'S VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPA-
NIES SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN AWARD UNDER  THIS  SECTION,  PROVIDED  THE
APPLICANT:  (A)  SIGNS  A CONTRACT WITH THE CORPORATION AGREEING TO WORK
FOR A NEW YORK VOLUNTEER FIRE COMPANY ON  A  FULL-TIME  BASIS  FOR  FIVE
YEARS;  AND  (B) COMPLIES WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS ARTICLE
AND ALL REQUIREMENTS PROMULGATED BY THE  CORPORATION  FOR  THE  ADMINIS-
TRATION OF THE PROGRAM.
  2.  WITHIN  THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR, AWARDS SHALL BE GRANTED
TO APPLICANTS THAT THE CORPORATION HAS CERTIFIED ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE
SUCH AWARDS. SUCH AWARDS SHALL BE MADE TO RECIPIENTS AFTER THE  SUCCESS-
FUL COMPLETION OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR, AS DEFINED BY THE CORPORATION.
  3.  AN  AWARD  SHALL  ENTITLE THE RECIPIENT TO ANNUAL PAYMENTS FOR NOT
MORE THAN FOUR ACADEMIC YEARS OF FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDY.
  4. RECIPIENTS SHALL RECEIVE  AN  ANNUAL  PAYMENT  FOR  THE  SUCCESSFUL
COMPLETION  OF  AN  ACADEMIC YEAR, EQUAL TO UP TO ONE HUNDRED PERCENT OF
THE ANNUAL TUITION CHARGED  TO  STATE  RESIDENT  STUDENTS  ATTENDING  AN

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

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A3234A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S755
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §669-i, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5374
2015-2016: A5162, S1829
2019-2020: A6969, S4847

A3234A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the volunteer firefighters of New York higher education learning plan.

A3234A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3234--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 27, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. BRINDISI, MOSLEY, BLAKE, SANTABARBARA, McDONALD,
  CURRAN, MURRAY, JAFFEE, M. G. MILLER, ORTIZ, RIVERA, CROUCH, DiPIETRO,
  PALMESANO, RAIA -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  COOK,  ENGLEBRIGHT,
  GIGLIO,   HAWLEY,  HOOPER,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,  McDONOUGH,  SCHIMMINGER,
  THIELE, WALTER -- read once and referred to the  Committee  on  Higher
  Education  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on Higher Education in
  accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  the  volunteer  fire-
  fighters of New York higher education learning plan

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  669-i
to read as follows:
  §  669-I. VOLUNTEER FIREFIGHTERS OF NEW YORK HIGHER EDUCATION LEARNING
PLAN. 1. ELIGIBILITY. UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS WHO ARE MATRICULATED IN  AN
APPROVED  UNDERGRADUATE  PROGRAM AT THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AND
ARE MEMBERS IN GOOD STANDING IN ONE OF NEW YORK'S VOLUNTEER FIRE  COMPA-
NIES  SHALL  BE  ELIGIBLE  FOR AN AWARD UNDER THIS SECTION, PROVIDED THE
APPLICANT: (A) SIGNS A CONTRACT WITH THE CORPORATION  AGREEING  TO  WORK
FOR  A  NEW  YORK  VOLUNTEER  FIRE COMPANY ON A FULL-TIME BASIS FOR FIVE
YEARS; AND (B) COMPLIES WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF  THIS  ARTICLE
AND  ALL  REQUIREMENTS  PROMULGATED  BY THE CORPORATION FOR THE ADMINIS-
TRATION OF THE PROGRAM.
  2. WITHIN THE AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR, AWARDS SHALL  BE  GRANTED
TO APPLICANTS THAT THE CORPORATION HAS CERTIFIED ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE
SUCH  AWARDS. SUCH AWARDS SHALL BE MADE TO RECIPIENTS AFTER THE SUCCESS-
FUL COMPLETION OF EACH ACADEMIC YEAR, AS DEFINED BY THE CORPORATION.
  3. AN AWARD SHALL ENTITLE THE RECIPIENT TO  ANNUAL  PAYMENTS  FOR  NOT
MORE THAN FOUR ACADEMIC YEARS OF FULL-TIME UNDERGRADUATE STUDY.

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

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