Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 23, 2020||
referred to higher education
Senate Bill S8107
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-S8107 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S8107 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8107 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act in relation to requiring SUNY and CUNY schools to refund students for housing credits and boarding charges used or charged for the period of time when such schools are closed or shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic PURPOSE: To ensure that SUNY and CUNY students are made whole for housing credits and boarding charges that they incurred for the Spring 2020 Semester which effectively ended on March 11, 2020 when normal activities at the institution were shut down. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This bill requires all SUNY and CUNY colleges and universities that shut down as a result of the coronavirus pandemic to refund. Or a pro-rata
2019-S8107 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8107 I N S E N A T E March 23, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT in relation to requiring SUNY and CUNY schools to refund students for housing credits and boarding charges used or charged for the peri- od of time when such schools are closed or shut down due to the coro- navirus pandemic THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, all colleges and universities of the state university of New York and the city university of New York that close or shut down as a result of the coro- navirus pandemic shall refund to each student attending such college or university, on a pro-rata basis, that portion of housing credits and boarding charges used or charged for the period beginning March 11, 2020 and ending on the date such college or university was scheduled to compete all classes and examinations for the spring semester of the 2020 academic year. § 2. Such pro rata amount required to be refunded pursuant to section one of this act shall be determined individually by each college and university of the state university of New York and the city university of New York. § 3. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD16005-01-0
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