Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||
referred to higher education
|Jan 27, 2017||
referred to higher education
Assembly Bill A3365
2017-2018 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2017-A3365 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Higher Education
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §§669-h & 6505-d, amd §6505-c, Ed L; add Art 2-A §§20-a & 20-b, Gen Bus L; amd §§304-a & 398-d, V & T L; amd §3002, Pub Health L; amd §236-a, County L; amd §45, Gen City L
- Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
2017-A3365 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Requires colleges, vocational institutions and other approved programs to provide credits or exemptions for comparable military training; provides for expedited application for admission to the practice of a profession by a veteran or a veteran's spouse; relates to motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic qualifications, certification of responder or emergency medical technicians, licensure of master electricians and plumber certification.
2017-A3365 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3365 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y January 27, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. DenDEKKER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to course credit for veterans, articulation between military and civilian professional careers and application for admission to practice of a profession by a veteran or a veteran's spouse; to amend the general business law, in relation to licensing, certification and registration for veterans and veteran's spouses; to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to providing motor vehicle inspector certification and mechanic quali- fications; to amend the public health law, in relation to certif- ication of first responder or emergency medical technicians; to amend the county law, in relation to licensure of master electricians; and to amend the general city law, in relation to plumber certification 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. COURSE CREDIT FOR VETERANS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "VETERAN" MEANS A PERSON, MALE OR FEMALE, RESIDENT OF THIS STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES DURING A WAR IN WHICH THE UNITED STATES WAS ENGAGED AND WHO HAS BEEN RELEASED FROM SUCH SERVICE BY ANY MEANS OF AN HONORABLE OR GENERAL DISCHARGE, OR WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE RESERVE. 2. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD- UATE STUDENT IN GOOD STANDING, AT AN INSTITUTION WITHIN THE STATE UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION AND APPROVAL OF THE CHANCEL- LOR, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, BE GRANTED UP TO SIX ACADEMIC CREDITS PER SEMESTER TOWARDS HIS OR HER DEGREE FOR COMPLETION OF COURSES THAT WERE PART OF SUCH VETERAN'S MILITARY TRAINING OR SERVICE. IN DETERMINING THE APPROVAL OF SUCH VETERAN'S APPLICATION, THE CHANCELLOR, OR HIS OR HER DESIGNEE, SHALL CONSIDER THE STANDARDS OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCA- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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