senate Bill S3445

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Directs each community college to study the effectiveness of the current full time equivalent funding formula and alternatives thereto

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1036
Feb 11, 2019 committee discharged and committed to higher education
Feb 07, 2019 referred to education

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S3445 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6304, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S5617

S3445 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs each community college to study the effectiveness of the current full time equivalent funding formula and alternatives thereto.

S3445 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3445 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3445

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. STAVISKY, LAVALLE -- 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 establishing the
  community college funding study

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

  Section  1.  Section  6304 of the education law is amended by adding a
new subdivision 14 to read as follows:
  14. COMMUNITY COLLEGE FUNDING STUDY. A. (I) THE STATE UNIVERSITY TRUS-
TEES SHALL REQUIRE EACH COMMUNITY COLLEGE PRESIDENT IN THE STATE UNIVER-
SITY SYSTEM TO ESTABLISH AN INTERNAL COMMITTEE THAT SHALL BE DIRECTED TO
STUDY THE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE CURRENT FULL TIME EQUIVALENT (FTE)  FUND-
ING  FORMULA  AND ALTERNATIVES BASED ON FUNDING BY ACADEMIC PROGRAM THAT
TAKES INTO ACCOUNT THE SPECIFIC MISSION, NEEDS, GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION  AND
UNIQUENESS OF SUCH COMMUNITY COLLEGE.
  (II) THE INTERNAL COMMITTEE ESTABLISHED BY EACH SUCH COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PRESIDENT  SHALL CONSULT WITH THE STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES AND
PROVIDE INFORMATION THAT MAY BE REQUESTED TO SUCH TRUSTEES TO AID IN THE
CREATION OF RECOMMENDATIONS REQUIRED PURSUANT TO THIS  SUBDIVISION,  AND
SHALL CONSULT WITH REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE EMPLOYEE COLLECTIVE BARGAIN-
ING ORGANIZATION THAT REPRESENTS FACULTY, HIGHER EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS
AND  THE REGIONAL STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY COLLEGE COUNCIL
IN SUCH REGION, IF APPLICABLE.
  (III) EACH INTERNAL COMMITTEE SHALL CONSIDER:
  (A) THE EFFECT OF THE CURRENT FTE FUNDING MODEL ON OVERALL FUNDING FOR
THE COMMUNITY COLLEGE AND ALTERNATIVES TO SUCH MODEL;
  (B) THE CREATION OF NEW ACADEMIC PROGRAMS THAT MAY  BE  BENEFICIAL  IN
SUPPORTING REGIONAL BUSINESS AND INDUSTRY WORKFORCE NEEDS;
  (C)   DUPLICATION  OF  ACADEMIC  DEGREE  PROGRAMS  IN  SUCH  COMMUNITY
COLLEGE'S REGION; AND
  (D) ANY OTHER ISSUES THE INTERNAL COMMITTEE DEEMS NECESSARY.

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

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