senate Bill S1562

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to providing a waiver from SUNY application fees for veterans

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Apr 08, 2019 committee discharged and committed to higher education
Jan 15, 2019 referred to education

S1562 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8322
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8982

S1562 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides a waiver from SUNY application fees for veterans.

S1562 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1562 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1562

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 15, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  JACOBS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  exempting  veterans
  from application fees for admission to the state university

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

  Section 1. Subparagraph 2 of paragraph h of subdivision 2  of  section
355  of the education law, as separately amended by chapters 552 and 616
of the laws of 1985, is amended to read as follows:
  (2) Such regulations shall also provide that upon request by a student
who is an eligible veteran the payment of tuition  and  other  fees  and
charges, less the amounts payable for such purposes from scholarships or
other  financial  assistance  awarded  said  veteran pursuant to article
thirteen of this chapter, article one hundred thirty of this chapter  or
any  other  state  or  federal  aid  program,  shall be deferred in such
amounts and until such times as the several payments of veterans'  bene-
fits  under  the Veterans' Readjustment Benefit Act of 1966, as amended,
are received by the veteran, provided that the veteran has filed a claim
for such benefits and presents to the state university proof  of  eligi-
bility,  extent  of  entitlement  to  benefits and the need for deferral
until the receipt of such benefits. AN ELIGIBLE VETERAN  SHALL  ALSO  BE
EXEMPT  FROM  THE  PAYMENT  OF ANY APPLICATION FEES FOR ADMISSION TO ANY
STATE UNIVERSITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
have become a law.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05814-01-9

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