assembly Bill A6082

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Feb 23, 2017 referred to higher education

A6082 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1091
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S6385
2013-2014: S1788
2015-2016: A7328, S771
2019-2020: A2408, S878
2021-2022: A6030

A6082 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York seeking a bachelor's degree to attend 2 courses a semester or quarter, tuition free.

A6082 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6082

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PICHARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to certain tuition waiv-
  ers for police officer students of the state university  of  New  York
  and  the  city university of New York; and providing for the repeal of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 1-a to read as follows:
  (1-A) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW,
RULE  OR  REGULATION,  SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL PERMIT POLICE OFFICERS, AS
SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE GENERAL MUNIC-
IPAL LAW, WHO ARE ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO BACCALAUREATE OR HIGH-
ER DEGREES AT STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTIONS OF  THE  STATE  UNIVERSITY  TO
ATTEND  UP  TO  TWO  COURSES  PER  SEMESTER  OR QUARTER WITHOUT TUITION,
PROVIDED THAT  SUCH  TUITION-WAIVED  ATTENDANCE  DOES  NOT  DENY  COURSE
ATTENDANCE  AT  A  STATE-OPERATED  INSTITUTION  BY  AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS
OTHERWISE QUALIFIED UNDER THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT  TO  THIS
SECTION.
  §  2.  Paragraph (c) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education
law, as added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read  as
follows:
  (c)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special or
local law, rule or regulation, the board of  trustees  shall  promulgate
regulations  to  permit  [members of the New York city police department
employed in the rank of police officer] POLICE OFFICERS, AS SUCH TERM IS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW,  who
are enrolled in programs leading to baccalaureate or higher degrees at a
senior  college  of the city university to attend [one course] UP TO TWO
COURSES PER SEMESTER OR QUARTER  without  tuition,  provided  that  such

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