senate Bill S3448

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Establishes a service corps education grant to be used for tuition costs or loan repayment; and provides for funding for the service corps education grant

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Finance Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Feb 07, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3448
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committee
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
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Absent
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Excused
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

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excused (1)

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S3448 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7912
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §683-c, Ed L; add §184, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S6440

S3448 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a service corps education grant to be used for tuition costs or loan repayment; and provides for funding for the service corps education grant.

S3448 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3448 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3448

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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 establishing a service
  corps education grant to be used for tuition costs or loan  repayment;
  and to amend the executive law, in relation to funding for the service
  corps education grant

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  683-c
to read as follows:
  §  683-C. TUITION OR LOAN REPAYMENT FOR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS. 1.  INDI-
VIDUALS SERVING IN THE  NEW  YORK  STATE  CONSERVATION  CORPS  POSITIONS
PROVIDED BY SECTION 3.23 OF THE PARKS, RECREATION AND HISTORIC PRESERVA-
TION LAW OR ANY POSITION OTHERWISE DEEMED AS A PUBLIC SERVICE FELLOWSHIP
ATTAINED  UPON  GRADUATION  BY THE CORPORATION, SHALL BE ELIGIBLE FOR AN
EDUCATION GRANT TO BE USED FOR EITHER TUITION COSTS AT  ELIGIBLE  INSTI-
TUTIONS  OF  HIGHER  EDUCATION OR LOAN REPAYMENT THAT IS AT LEAST EQUIV-
ALENT TO THE  SEGAL  EDUCATION  AWARD  AVAILABLE  UNDER  THE  AMERICORPS
PROGRAM  AS OF OCTOBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND EIGHTEEN BASED ON DURATION OF
SERVICE.
  2. THE CORPORATION SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  NECESSARY
FOR THE IMPLEMENTATION OF THIS SECTION.
  §  2. The executive law is amended by adding a new section 184 to read
as follows:
  § 184. REPLACEMENT OF FUNDS FOR AMERICORPS OR FELLOWSHIP PROGRAMS.  IN
THE EVENT THAT THE FEDERAL BUDGET OR CONTINUING RESOLUTIONS IN FORCE FOR
FEDERAL  FISCAL  YEARS  TWO THOUSAND NINETEEN OR TWO THOUSAND TWENTY, OR
BOTH, OR FEDERAL STATUTORY OR REGULATORY CHANGES, REDUCE FEDERAL  FINAN-
CIAL  PARTICIPATION  OR  OTHER  FEDERAL AID IN FUNDING TO NEW YORK STATE
THAT AFFECTS THE STATE OPERATING FUNDS FOR THE AMERICORPS  SEGAL  EDUCA-
TION  AWARD  OR OTHER POST-GRADUATE FELLOWSHIP OR SERVICE CORPS PROGRAMS

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

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