|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 06, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 31, 2019||referred to internet and technology|
senate Bill S2942
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2942 (ACTIVE) - Details
S2942 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S2942 SPONSOR: STAVISKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public authorities law, in relation to creating the community college high-technology investment program (C-CHIP) PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The program would provide students/workers in community colleges with state-of-the-art facilities and equipment where skills can be learned in a setting that best matches the workplaces for which the students/workers are being prepared. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 provides legislative intent. Section 2 adds a new section 3154-a to the public authorities law to create a community college high-technology investment program. The Foun-
S2942 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2942 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Internet and Technology AN ACT to amend the public authorities law, in relation to creating the community college high-technology investment program (C-CHIP) THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Legislative intent. The legislature hereby finds that significant employment opportunities exist in growing fields where complex technologies require advanced skills. Access to modern, effi- cient facilities and equipment will provide students with the ability to learn about, develop and apply new technologies. Having access to these modern facilities and equipment will provide students with the knowledge and skill required for employment in the ever-expanding high-technology sector or in other sectors of the economy, including manufacturing and service, that utilize advanced, high-technology-related processes. The legislature finds that it is proper and essential for the state to support efforts that will provide students with updated and modern facilities and equipment where skills can be learned in a setting that best matches the workplaces for which the students are being prepared. The legislature also finds and declares that a well-trained and skilled workforce will attract businesses seeking to enhance production, modern- ize or expand as well as start up or relocate to New York state. The legislature hereby authorizes the creation of the community college high-technology investment program (C-CHIP). § 2. The public authorities law is amended by adding a new section 3154-a to read as follows: § 3154-A. COMMUNITY COLLEGE HIGH-TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT PROGRAM. 1. A COMMUNITY COLLEGE HIGH-TECHNOLOGY INVESTMENT PROGRAM (HEREAFTER REFERRED TO AS C-CHIP) IS HEREBY CREATED. 2. THE FOUNDATION SHALL, FROM APPROPRIATIONS MADE AVAILABLE FOR THIS PURPOSE OR FROM APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE RESEARCH DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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