senate Bill S471A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Enacts the New York state DREAM Act; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2018 print number 471c
Feb 02, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 19, 2018 print number 471b
Jan 19, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jan 27, 2017 print number 471a
Jan 27, 2017 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2017 referred to higher education

S471 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609-a, rpld §661 sub 3, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2378
2015-2016: S1251, S7849

S471 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state DREAM Act by creating the New York DREAM fund commission and amends eligibility requirements and conditions governing certain awards.

S471 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S471 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   471

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- 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 creating the New  York
  DREAM fund commission; eligibility requirements and conditions govern-
  ing  general  awards,  academic  performance awards and student loans;
  eligibility requirements for assistance  under  the  higher  education
  opportunity  programs  and the collegiate science and technology entry
  program; financial aid opportunities for students of the state univer-
  sity of New York, the  city  university  of  New  York  and  community
  colleges;  and the program requirements for the New York state college
  choice tuition savings program; and to repeal subdivision 3 of section
  661 of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
state DREAM Act".
  § 2. The education law is amended by adding a  new  section  608-b  to
read as follows:
  §  608-B.  NEW  YORK  DREAM  FUND  COMMISSION.   1. (A) THERE SHALL BE
CREATED A NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH  SHALL  BE  COMMITTED  TO
ADVANCING THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B)  THE  NEW  YORK  DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL BE COMPOSED OF TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (IV)  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
SENATE; AND

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

Co-Sponsors

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S471A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609-a, rpld §661 sub 3, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2378
2015-2016: S1251, S7849

S471A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state DREAM Act by creating the New York DREAM fund commission and amends eligibility requirements and conditions governing certain awards.

S471A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S471A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 471--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. PERALTA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating the New  York
  DREAM fund commission; eligibility requirements and conditions govern-
  ing  general  awards,  academic  performance awards and student loans;
  eligibility requirements for assistance  under  the  higher  education
  opportunity  programs  and the collegiate science and technology entry
  program; financial aid opportunities for students of the state univer-
  sity of New York, the  city  university  of  New  York  and  community
  colleges;  and the program requirements for the New York state college
  choice tuition savings program; and to repeal subdivision 3 of section
  661 of such law relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  This act shall be known and may be cited as the "New York
state DREAM act".
  § 2. The education law is amended by adding a  new  section  609-a  to
read as follows:
  §  609-A.  NEW  YORK  DREAM  FUND  COMMISSION.   1. (A) THERE SHALL BE
CREATED A NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH  SHALL  BE  COMMITTED  TO
ADVANCING THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B)  THE  NEW  YORK  DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL BE COMPOSED OF TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;
  (II) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE  TEMPORARY  PRESIDENT  OF
THE SENATE;
  (III) THREE MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE SPEAKER OF THE ASSEMBLY;
  (IV)  ONE  MEMBER  SHALL  BE  APPOINTED  BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE
SENATE;
  (V) ONE MEMBER SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE MINORITY LEADER OF THE ASSEM-

Co-Sponsors

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S471B (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609-a, rpld §661 sub 3, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2378
2015-2016: S1251, S7849

S471B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state DREAM Act by creating the New York DREAM fund commission and amends eligibility requirements and conditions governing certain awards.

S471B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S471B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 471--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PERALTA,  ALCANTARA,  AVELLA,  BAILEY,  BENJAMIN,
  CARLUCCI, HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, KLEIN, KRUEGER, RIVERA,  SAVINO,  VALESKY
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Education in accordance
  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating the New York
  DREAM fund commission; eligibility requirements and conditions govern-
  ing general awards, academic performance  awards  and  student  loans;
  eligibility  requirements  for  assistance  under the higher education
  opportunity programs and the collegiate science and  technology  entry
  program; financial aid opportunities for students of the state univer-
  sity  of  New  York,  the  city  university  of New York and community
  colleges; and the program requirements for the New York state  college
  choice tuition savings program; and to repeal subdivision 3 of section
  661 of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
state DREAM act".
  §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new section 609-a to
read as follows:
  § 609-A. NEW YORK DREAM FUND  COMMISSION.    1.  (A)  THERE  SHALL  BE
CREATED  A  NEW  YORK  DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED TO
ADVANCING THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.
  (B) THE NEW YORK DREAM FUND COMMISSION SHALL  BE  COMPOSED  OF  TWELVE
MEMBERS TO BE APPOINTED AS FOLLOWS:
  (I) FOUR MEMBERS SHALL BE APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

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S471C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §609-a, rpld §661 sub 3, amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S2378
2015-2016: S1251, S7849

S471C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Enacts the New York state DREAM Act by creating the New York DREAM fund commission and amends eligibility requirements and conditions governing certain awards.

S471C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S471C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 471--C

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PERALTA, ALCANTARA, AVELLA, BAILEY, BENJAMIN, BRES-
  LIN, CARLUCCI, DILAN, HAMILTON, HOYLMAN, KLEIN, KRUEGER, RIVERA, SAVI-
  NO, SERRANO, STAVISKY, VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed,  and
  when  printed  to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education --
  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
  recommitted to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on High-
  er  Education  in  accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating the New York
  DREAM fund commission; eligibility requirements and conditions govern-
  ing general awards, academic performance  awards  and  student  loans;
  eligibility  requirements  for  assistance  under the higher education
  opportunity programs and the collegiate science and  technology  entry
  program; financial aid opportunities for students of the state univer-
  sity  of  New  York,  the  city  university  of New York and community
  colleges; and the program requirements for the New York state  college
  choice tuition savings program; and to repeal subdivision 3 of section
  661 of such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
state DREAM act".
  §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new section 609-a to
read as follows:
  § 609-A. NEW YORK DREAM FUND  COMMISSION.    1.  (A)  THERE  SHALL  BE
CREATED  A  NEW  YORK  DREAM FUND COMMISSION WHICH SHALL BE COMMITTED TO
ADVANCING THE EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES OF THE CHILDREN OF IMMIGRANTS.

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

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