senate Bill S6440

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Establishes a service corps education grant to be used for tuition costs or loan repayment; and provides for funding for the service corps education grant

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
May 19, 2017 referred to higher education

S6440 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §683-C, Ed L; add §184, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S3448

S6440 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a service corps education grant to be used for tuition costs or loan repayment; and provides for funding for the service corps education grant.

S6440 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6440 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6440

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 19, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 establishing a service
  corps education grant to be used for tuition costs or loan  repayment;
  and to amend the executive law, in relation to funding for the service
  corps education grant

  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  683-C
to read as follows:
  §  683-C. TUITION OR LOAN REPAYMENT FOR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS. 1.  INDI-
VIDUALS SERVING IN THE  NEW  YORK  STATE  CONSERVATION  CORPS  POSITIONS
PROVIDED BY SECTION 3.23 OF THE PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVA-
TION LAW OR ANY POSITION OTHERWISE DEEMED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP
ATTAINED  UPON  GRADUATION  BY THE CORPORATION, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN
EDUCATION GRANT TO BE USED FOR EITHER TUITION COSTS AT  ELIGIBLE  INSTI-
TUTIONS  OF  HIGHER  EDUCATION OR LOAN REPAYMENT THAT IS AT LEAST EQUIV-
ALENT TO THE  SEGAL  EDUCATION  AWARD  AVAILABLE  UNDER  THE  AMERICORPS
PROGRAM  AS  OF OCTOBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND SIXTEEN BASED ON DURATION OF
SERVICE.
  2. THE CORPORATION SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  NECESSARY
FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  §  2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 184 to read
as follows:
  § 184. REPLACEMENT OF FUNDS FOR AMERICORPS OR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS.  IN
THE EVENT THAT THE FEDERAL BUDGET OR CONTINUING RESOLUTIONS IN FORCE FOR
FEDERAL FISCAL YEARS TWO THOUSAND SEVENTEEN OR TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN, OR
BOTH,  OR FEDERAL STATUTORY OR REGULATORY CHANGES, REDUCE FEDERAL FINAN-
CIAL PARTICIPATION OR OTHER FEDERAL AID IN FUNDING  TO  NEW  YORK  STATE
THAT  AFFECTS  THE STATE OPERATING FUNDS FOR THE AMERICORPS SEGAL EDUCA-
TION AWARD OR OTHER POST-GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP OR SERVICE  CORPS  PROGRAMS

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

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