assembly Bill A6380

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits persons 65 years of age to enroll in a limited number of state university and city university courses for credit without tuition

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Mar 07, 2019 referred to higher education

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A6380 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S692
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3951
2011-2012: A4360
2013-2014: A2323
2015-2016: A1587, S3807
2017-2018: A1672, S1110

A6380 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits persons 65 years of age to enroll in a limited number of state university and city university courses for credit without tuition.

A6380 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6380

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. MAGNARELLI, ORTIZ, SCHIMMINGER -- Multi-Sponsored
  by  --  M.  of  A.  ABBATE, AUBRY, COLTON, COOK, CYMBROWITZ, DINOWITZ,
  GANTT -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  authorizing  persons
  over  age  sixty-five  to  enroll  in a limited number of SUNY or CUNY
  credit hours without tuition

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

  Section  1.  Subparagraph 1 of paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section
355 of the education law, as separately amended by chapters 552 and  616
of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  (1)  Notwithstanding  the  provisions of any other general, special or
local law, rule or regulation, such regulations may permit persons sixty
years of age or over to audit courses  given  therein  without  tuition,
examination, grading or credit therefor upon a space available basis, as
determined by the president of each such institution, provided that such
audit  attendance  does  not  deny course attendance at a state-operated
institution by an individual who is otherwise qualified under the  regu-
lations  promulgated  pursuant  to  this  section.  FOR PURPOSES OF THIS
SECTION, PERSONS SIXTY-FIVE YEARS OF AGE OR OVER WHO  ARE  RESIDENTS  OF
THE  STATE  SHALL BE ELIGIBLE TO TAKE NOT MORE THAN NINE CREDIT HOURS OF
COURSES FOR CREDIT PER SEMESTER WITHOUT TUITION.
  § 2. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of  the  education
law,  as added by chapter 344 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as
follows:
  (b) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other  general,  special  or
local  law, rule or regulation, the board of trustees may permit persons
sixty years of age or  over  to  audit  courses  given  therein  without
tuition,  examination, grading or credit therefor upon a space available
basis, as determined by the president of each such institution, provided
that such audit attendance does not deny course attendance at  the  city

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