senate Bill S3916B

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides a program fee option for graduate students

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
amended 3916b
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.826
Apr 29, 2019 print number 3916a
Apr 29, 2019 amend and recommit to higher education
Feb 21, 2019 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S3916 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7241
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L

S3916 - Summary

Provides a program fee option for graduate students.

S3916 - Sponsor Memo

S3916 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3916

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

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  providing  a  program
  fee option for graduate students

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

  Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of  the  educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 10 to read as follows:
  (10) THE TRUSTEES SHALL ALSO ESTABLISH AN ACCESS FEE OPTION THAT WOULD
ALLOW A STUDENT WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE
AND  HAS  COMPLETED  AT LEAST THIRTY CREDITS, AND IS ON LEAVE FROM FULL-
TIME STUDY, TO MAINTAIN ACCESS TO CERTAIN FACILITIES  WITHIN  THE  STATE
UNIVERSITY  SUCH AS LIBRARIES, COMPUTERS AND/OR STUDENT CENTERS IN ORDER
TO CONTINUE A RESEARCH PROJECT OR TO PURSUE OTHER ACADEMIC  REQUIREMENTS
ESTABLISHED  BY  THE STATE UNIVERSITY, WITHOUT BEING ENROLLED IN REGULAR
CREDIT COURSES. SUCH FEE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE COST OF ONE CREDIT OF  THE
STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF GRADUATE OR DOCTORATE COURSE WORK AS ESTABLISHED BY
THE TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10054-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S3916A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7241
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L

S3916A - Summary

Provides a program fee option for graduate students.

S3916A - Sponsor Memo

S3916A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3916--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. STAVISKY, ADDABBO, GAUGHRAN, MONTGOMERY, RIVERA --
  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  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to providing a program
  fee option for graduate students

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 11 to read as follows:
  (11) THE TRUSTEES SHALL ALSO ESTABLISH AN ACCESS FEE OPTION THAT WOULD
ALLOW A STUDENT WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE
AND HAS COMPLETED AT LEAST THIRTY CREDITS, AND IS ON  LEAVE  FROM  FULL-
TIME  STUDY,  TO  MAINTAIN ACCESS TO CERTAIN FACILITIES WITHIN THE STATE
UNIVERSITY SUCH AS LIBRARIES, COMPUTERS AND/OR STUDENT CENTERS IN  ORDER
TO  CONTINUE A RESEARCH PROJECT OR TO PURSUE OTHER ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE UNIVERSITY, WITHOUT BEING ENROLLED  IN  REGULAR
CREDIT  COURSES. SUCH FEE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE COST OF ONE CREDIT OF THE
STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF GRADUATE OR DOCTORATE COURSE WORK AS ESTABLISHED BY
THE TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY.  SUCH FEE SHALL NOT BE CHARGED  TO
A GRADUATE STUDENT SERVING A FULL-TIME APPOINTMENT AS A GRADUATE ASSIST-
ANT,  GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, GRADUATE TEACHING ASSISTANT, GRADUATE
RESEARCH ASSOCIATE, OR GRADUATE TEACHING ASSOCIATE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10054-02-9

Co-Sponsors

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S3916B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7241
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L

S3916B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a program fee option for graduate students.

S3916B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3916B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3916--B
    Cal. No. 826

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. STAVISKY, ADDABBO, GALLIVAN, GAUGHRAN, MONTGOMERY,
  RIVERA -- 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 -- reported favorably from said  committee,  ordered
  to  first  report, amended on first report, ordered to a second report
  and ordered reprinted, retaining its place  in  the  order  of  second
  report

AN  ACT  to  amend the education law, in relation to providing a program
  fee option for graduate students

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 11 to read as follows:
  (11) THE TRUSTEES SHALL ALSO ESTABLISH AN ACCESS FEE OPTION THAT WOULD
ALLOW A STUDENT WHO IS A CANDIDATE FOR A GRADUATE OR PROFESSIONAL DEGREE
AND HAS COMPLETED AT LEAST THIRTY CREDITS, AND IS ON  LEAVE  FROM  FULL-
TIME  STUDY,  TO  MAINTAIN ACCESS TO CERTAIN FACILITIES WITHIN THE STATE
UNIVERSITY SUCH AS LIBRARIES, COMPUTERS AND/OR STUDENT CENTERS IN  ORDER
TO  CONTINUE A RESEARCH PROJECT OR TO PURSUE OTHER ACADEMIC REQUIREMENTS
ESTABLISHED BY THE STATE UNIVERSITY, WITHOUT BEING ENROLLED  IN  REGULAR
CREDIT  COURSES. SUCH FEE SHALL NOT EXCEED THE COST OF ONE CREDIT OF THE
STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF GRADUATE OR DOCTORATE COURSE WORK AS ESTABLISHED BY
THE TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY.  ALL CURRENT AND FUTURE  MANDATORY
UNIVERSITY  FEES, WITH THE EXCLUSION OF THE GRADUATE STUDENT ASSOCIATION
STUDENT ACTIVITY FEE, SHALL NOT BE CHARGED TO A GRADUATE STUDENT SERVING
A FULL-TIME OR HALF-TIME APPOINTMENT AS A GRADUATE  TEACHING  ASSISTANT,
GRADUATE ASSISTANT, GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSO-
CIATE, OR GRADUATE TEACHING ASSOCIATE.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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

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