senate Bill S2908

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Allows eligible non-resident undergraduate students to pay separate tuition rates for attendance at the state university college of arts and sciences at Potsdam

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.474
Jan 30, 2019 referred to higher education

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S2908 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8220
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §355, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S4616

S2908 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the state university trustees to offer separate tuition rates to certain non-resident undergraduate students attending the state university college of arts and sciences at Potsdam.

S2908 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2908 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2908

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. GRIFFO, RITCHIE -- 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  allowing  eligible
  non-resident  undergraduate students to pay separate tuition rates for
  attendance at the state university college of  arts  and  sciences  at
  Potsdam;  and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expira-
  tion thereof

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 4-a to read as follows:
  (4-A) COMMENCING WITH THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE
ACADEMIC YEAR AND ENDING IN THE TWO THOUSAND  TWENTY-FOUR--TWO  THOUSAND
TWENTY-FIVE ACADEMIC YEAR, THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY
MAY DESIGNATE THE STATE UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCES AT POTS-
DAM FOR PARTICIPATION IN A PROGRAM ALLOWING ELIGIBLE NON-RESIDENT UNDER-
GRADUATE  STUDENTS  THAT RESIDE WITHIN TWO HUNDRED MILES OF THE INSTITU-
TION TO PAY SEPARATE TUITION RATES FOR ATTENDANCE AT  SUCH  INSTITUTION.
SUCH  INSTITUTION  SHALL  CONSIDER  OUT-OF-STATE COMPETITION, CURRENT OR
PROJECTED LEVELS OF  HIGH  SCHOOL  GRADUATES  WITHIN  THE  INSTITUTION'S
RECRUITMENT REGION, AND ENROLLMENT CAPACITY AND PHYSICAL LOCATION OF THE
INSTITUTION,  IF SUCH INSTITUTION PARTICIPATES IN THE PROGRAM. THE BOARD
OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY IS FURTHER AUTHORIZED  TO  SET  SUCH
SEPARATE  TUITION RATES, WHICH SHALL NOT BE SET BELOW AN AMOUNT EQUAL TO
ONE AND ONE-HALF TIMES THE  IN-STATE  TUITION  RATE  AT  THE  DESIGNATED
INSTITUTION. SUCH SEPARATE TUITION RATES MAY BE OFFERED ONLY TO ELIGIBLE
NON-RESIDENT  STUDENTS,  THE TOTAL OF WHICH SHALL NOT EXCEED TEN PERCENT
OF ENROLLMENT AT  THE  DESIGNATED  INSTITUTION.  THE  INSTITUTION  SHALL
REPORT  ANNUALLY TO THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY ON THE
IMPACT OF THIS PROGRAM.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately; and shall expire  and  be
deemed repealed June 1, 2025.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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