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 - Stricken


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 11, 2020 recommit, enacting clause stricken
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:
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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