|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to higher education|
|May 08, 2019||committee discharged and committed to higher education|
referred to education
senate Bill S5600
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5600 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5600 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs the commissioner of education to establish a database of information on for-profit institutions of higher education and a system for grading such institutions for the benefit of veterans seeking post secondary education, and requires for-profit institutions of higher education to prominently display on its website the letter grade most recently assigned.
S5600 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5600 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the executive law, in relation to directing the commissioner of education to develop certain information regarding for-profit institutions of higher educa- tion for the benefit of veterans PURPOSE: To develop certain information regarding for-profit institutions of higher education for the benefit of veterans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends section 305 of the education law by adding a new subdivision 60 by allowing the commissioner authorization to establish and maintain a database regarding the total cost of the higher education cost; the veteran graduation rate, the veteran graduate placement rate; total placement rate for veterans who receive a degree; community service programs provided to students to do volunteer work; support
S5600 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5600 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 8, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education AN ACT to amend the education law and the executive law, in relation to directing the commissioner of education to develop certain information regarding for-profit institutions of higher education for the benefit of veterans THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 60 to read as follows: 60. A. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A DATABASE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION RELATING TO VETERANS, FOR EVERY FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION: (I) TOTAL FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM COST; (II) VETERAN GRADUATION RATE; (III) VETERAN GRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE; (IV) TOTAL PLACEMENT RATE FOR VETERANS WHO RECEIVE A DEGREE; (V) COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO STUDENTS TO DO VOLUNTEER WORK FOR EITHER A CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, ORGANIZATION OR TRUST DESCRIBED IN SECTION 501 (C) (3) OF THE UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OR A GOVERNMENT AGENCY; (VI) SUPPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VETERANS INCLUDING CAREER AND GUID- ANCE COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES; (VII) MEDIAN TIME IN WHICH A VETERAN STUDENT COMPLETES A FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM; (VIII) MEDIAN CUMULATIVE STUDENT DEBT AMOUNT FOR VETERAN STUDENTS; (IX) AVERAGE AMOUNT BORROWED BY VETERAN STUDENTS FROM ALL SOURCES; (X) COHORT DEFAULT RATE; (XI) POST SCHOOL EARNINGS FOR VETERANS; AND (XII) OUTSTANDING STUDENT DEBT OF FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION VETERAN GRADUATES TEN YEARS OUT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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