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|Jan 03, 2018||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2017||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1350
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1350 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1350 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Authorizes the trustees of the state university of New York, the city university of New York and community colleges to provide state-aided programs, scholarships or other financial assistance to students who are without lawful immigration status or who are undocumented persons if such student attended an approved NY high school for two or more years, attended an approved NY state program for general equivalency diploma exam preparation, or was enrolled in an institution or educational unit of the state university during the 2017-2018 academic year.
S1350 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1350 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to scholarship opportunities for certain students of the state university of New York, the city university of New York and community colleges PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : Provides state-aided scholarship opportunities for SUNY, CUNY or community college students who are without lawful immigration status or who are undocumented. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISION : Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 359 of the education law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 10 to read as follows: (10) Such regulations shall further provide that any student who is without lawful immigration status or is an undocumented person may have the payment of tuition and other fees and charges reduced by state-aided Programs, scholarships or other financial assistance awarded under the provisions of article thirteen, thirteen-A, fourteen and fourteen-A of this chapter, if such student:
S1350 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1350 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 9, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ALCANTARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to scholarship opportu- nities for certain students of the state university of New York, the city university of New York and community colleges 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 10 to read as follows: (10) SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL FURTHER PROVIDE THAT ANY STUDENT WHO IS WITHOUT LAWFUL IMMIGRATION STATUS OR IS AN UNDOCUMENTED PERSON MAY HAVE THE PAYMENT OF TUITION AND OTHER FEES AND CHARGES REDUCED BY STATE-AIDED PROGRAMS, SCHOLARSHIPS OR OTHER FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE AWARDED UNDER THE PROVISIONS OF ARTICLES THIRTEEN, THIRTEEN-A, FOURTEEN AND FOURTEEN-A OF THIS CHAPTER, IF SUCH STUDENT: (I) IS OTHERWISE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SUCH AWARD; AND (II) ATTENDED AN APPROVED NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL FOR TWO OR MORE YEARS, GRADUATED FROM AN APPROVED NEW YORK HIGH SCHOOL AND APPLIED FOR ATTEND- ANCE AT AN INSTITUTION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY WITH- IN FIVE YEARS OF RECEIVING A NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL DIPLOMA; OR (III) ATTENDED AN APPROVED NEW YORK STATE PROGRAM FOR GENERAL EQUIV- ALENCY DIPLOMA EXAM PREPARATION, RECEIVED A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA ISSUED WITHIN NEW YORK STATE AND APPLIED FOR ATTENDANCE AT AN INSTITU- TION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY WITHIN FIVE YEARS OF RECEIVING A GENERAL EQUIVALENCY DIPLOMA ISSUED WITHIN NEW YORK STATE; OR (IV) WAS ENROLLED IN AN INSTITUTION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY IN THE FALL SEMESTER OR QUARTER OF THE TWO THOUSAND SEVEN- TEEN--TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN ACADEMIC YEAR AND WAS AUTHORIZED BY SUCH INSTITUTION OR EDUCATIONAL UNIT TO PAY TUITION AT THE RATE OR CHARGE IMPOSED FOR STUDENTS WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THE STATE. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06948-01-7
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