senate Bill S7783

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to expanding the New York state college choice tuition savings program to include costs of elementary and secondary education

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 07, 2018 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1034
committee discharged and committed to rules
Apr 11, 2018 print number 7783a
Apr 11, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Feb 23, 2018 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S7783 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 14-A Art Head, §§695, 695-b & 695-e, Ed L; amd §612, Tax L

S7783 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands and renames the New York state college choice tuition savings program to include costs of nonpublic elementary and secondary education.

S7783 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7783 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7783

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN, O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law  and  the  tax  law,  in  relation  to
  expanding the New York state college choice tuition savings program to
  include costs of elementary and secondary education

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

  Section 1. The article heading of article 14-A of the  education  law,
as  added  by  chapter  546  of  the laws of 1997, is amended to read as
follows:

                              ARTICLE 14-A
                             NEW YORK STATE
           [COLLEGE] EDUCATION CHOICE TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM

  § 2. Section 695 of the education law, as added by chapter 546 of  the
laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  §  695. Program established. There is hereby established the [college]
EDUCATION choice tuition savings program and such program shall be known
and may be cited as the  "New  York  state  [college]  EDUCATION  choice
tuition savings program".
  §  3.  Subdivision 5 of section 695-b of the education law, as amended
by chapter 535 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  5. "Eligible educational institution" shall mean  any  institution  of
higher  education  defined  as  an  eligible  educational institution in
section 529(e)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended,  AND
ANY  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY  SCHOOL  FOR  WHICH  TUITION EXPENSES ARE
INCLUDED WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM  QUALIFIED  HIGHER  EDUCATION
EXPENSES  IN  SECTION 529(E)(3) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986, AS
AMENDED.
  § 4. Subdivision 10 of section 695-e of the education law, as  amended
by chapter 593 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  10.  The  comptroller shall promulgate rules or regulations to prevent
contributions on behalf of a designated  beneficiary  in  excess  of  an

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

Co-Sponsors

S7783A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Art 14-A Art Head, §§695, 695-b & 695-e, Ed L; amd §612, Tax L

S7783A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Expands and renames the New York state college choice tuition savings program to include costs of nonpublic elementary and secondary education.

S7783A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7783A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7783--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 23, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GOLDEN, O'MARA -- 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, the tax law, the state  finance  law,
  the  mental  hygiene  law  and  the  civil  practice law and rules, in
  relation to expanding  the  New  York  state  college  choice  tuition
  savings program to include costs of elementary and secondary education

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

  Section 1. The article heading of article 14-A of the  education  law,
as  added  by  chapter  546  of  the laws of 1997, is amended to read as
follows:

                              ARTICLE 14-A
                             NEW YORK STATE
           [COLLEGE] EDUCATION CHOICE TUITION SAVINGS PROGRAM

  § 2. Section 695 of the education law, as added by chapter 546 of  the
laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  §  695. Program established. There is hereby established the [college]
EDUCATION choice tuition savings program and such program shall be known
and may be cited as the  "New  York  state  [college]  EDUCATION  choice
tuition savings program".
  §  3.  Subdivision 5 of section 695-b of the education law, as amended
by chapter 535 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  5. "Eligible educational institution" shall mean  any  institution  of
higher  education  defined  as  an  eligible  educational institution in
section 529(e)(5) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, as amended,  AND
ANY  ELEMENTARY  OR  SECONDARY  SCHOOL  FOR  WHICH  TUITION EXPENSES ARE
INCLUDED WITHIN THE DEFINITION OF THE TERM  QUALIFIED  HIGHER  EDUCATION
EXPENSES  IN  SECTION 529(E)(3) OF THE INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OF 1986, AS
AMENDED.

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

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