|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to higher education|
|Jan 11, 2019||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1158
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S1158 (ACTIVE) - Details
S1158 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1158 SPONSOR: JACOBS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to recommendations by the Regional State University of New York Community College Councils on regional workforce needs and student employment rates upon graduation PURPOSE OF THE BILL: To structure, or restructure, certificate or degree programs at communi- ty colleges so as to more successfully place graduates of such programs in jobs. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 requires the board of trustees of the community colleges to consult with the regional community college councils to create new degree or certificate programs, or restructure old ones, in order to more successfully place future students with jobs.
S1158 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1158 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 11, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JACOBS -- 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 recommendations by the Regional State University of New York Community College Councils on regional workforce needs and student employment rates upon graduation THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 6306 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 11 to read as follows: 11. REGIONAL STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY COLLEGE COUNCILS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER FIFTY OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN SHALL CONSULT WITH REGIONAL BUSINESSES AND THE DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE BOARDS OF TRUS- TEES ON WAYS TO ENSURE THAT DEGREE AND CERTIFICATE PROGRAMS ARE TAILORED TO REGIONAL WORKFORCE NEEDS AND ON HOW TO IMPROVE STUDENT EMPLOYMENT RATES UPON GRADUATION. WHERE APPROPRIATE, REGIONAL STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY COLLEGE COUNCILS MAY UTILIZE DATA COLLECTED AT THE CAREER CENTERS ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO CHAPTER FIFTY-THREE OF THE LAWS OF TWO THOUSAND FIFTEEN, AS AN ADDITIONAL RECOURSE IN DEVELOPING RECOM- MENDATIONS TO IMPROVE STUDENT JOB PLACEMENT. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD05752-01-9
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