Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to higher education
|Jan 15, 2019||
referred to higher education
Senate Bill S1704
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S1704 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S1704 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1704 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to permitting individuals enrolled in the federal deferred action for childhood arrivals program to apply for professional licenses PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF THE BILL: Relates to permitting individuals enrolled in the federal deferred action for childhood arrivals program to apply for professional licenses. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1: Section 6501 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: Notwithstanding any provision of law to the contrary, a qualified applicant shall include individuals enrolled in the federal deferred action for childhood arrivals program who meets all additional requirements prescribed for in the article for such particular profession.
2019-S1704 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1704 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 15, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- 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 permitting individuals enrolled in the federal deferred action for childhood arrivals program to apply for professional licenses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 6501 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 3 to read as follows: 3. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, A QUALIFIED APPLICANT SHALL INCLUDE INDIVIDUALS ENROLLED IN THE FEDERAL DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS PROGRAM WHO MEETS ALL ADDITIONAL REQUIRE- MENTS PRESCRIBED FOR IN THE ARTICLE FOR SUCH PARTICULAR PROFESSION. § 2. Subdivision 6 of section 6524 of the education law, as amended by chapter 379 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: (6) Citizenship or immigration status: be a United States citizen , AN INDIVIDUAL ENROLLED IN THE FEDERAL DEFERRED ACTION FOR CHILDHOOD ARRIVALS PROGRAM, or an alien lawfully admitted for permanent residence in the United States; provided, however that the board of regents may grant a three year waiver for an alien physician to practice in an area which has been designated by the department as medically underserved, except that the board of regents may grant an additional extension not to exceed six years to an alien physician to enable him or her to secure citizenship or permanent resident status, provided such status is being actively pursued; and provided further that the board of regents may grant an additional three year waiver, and at its expiration, an exten- sion for a period not to exceed six additional years, for the holder of an H-1b visa, an O-1 visa, or an equivalent or successor visa thereto; § 3. Subdivision 6 of section 6554 of the education law, as amended by chapter 133 of the laws of 1982, is amended to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07057-01-9
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