assembly Bill A6034

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes certain veterans in the definition of resident as it relates to community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 14, 2020 held for consideration in higher education
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Feb 26, 2019 referred to higher education

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A6034 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6301, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10188

A6034 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes active duty military and certain veterans going to college under the new GI bill in the definition of resident as it relates to community colleges and state-aided four-year colleges.

A6034 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6034

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 26, 2019
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to including certain
  veterans in the definition of resident  as  it  relates  to  community
  colleges and state-aided four-year colleges

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5 of section 6301  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  327  of  the  laws  of 2002, is amended to read as
follows:
  5. "Resident." A person who has resided in the state for a  period  of
at  least  one  year  and in the county, city, town, intermediate school
district, school district or community college region, as the  case  may
be,  for a period of at least six months, both immediately preceding the
date of such person's registration in a community college  or,  for  the
purposes of section sixty-three hundred five of this article, his or her
application for a certificate of residence; provided, however, that this
term  shall include any student who is not a resident of New York state,
other than a non-immigrant alien within the meaning of paragraph (15) of
subsection (a) of section 1101 of title 8 of the United States Code,  if
such student:
  (i)  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
  (ii)  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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05210-01-9