senate Bill S3858

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits the commissioner of education to include graduate programs as programs eligible for approval under the state tuition assistance program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Feb 20, 2019 referred to higher education

S3858 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5912
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§663 & 667, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S7249, A9555
2015-2016: S2129, A3051
2017-2018: S5261, A5326

S3858 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits the commissioner of education to include graduate programs as programs eligible for approval under the state tuition assistance program.

S3858 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3858 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3858

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 20, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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  tuition  assistance
  program awards

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

  Section 1. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section 663 of  the  educa-
tion law, as amended by section 4 of part J of chapter 58 of the laws of
2011, is amended to read as follows:
  a.  In determining the amount of an award for GRADUATE AND UNDERGRADU-
ATE students, the income of the parents shall be excluded if the student
has been emancipated from his parents.
  § 2. The opening paragraph of subparagraph 1 of paragraph b of  subdi-
vision 3 of section 663 of the education law, as amended by section 5 of
part J of chapter 58 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  The applicant is a student who was married on or before December thir-
ty-first  of  the  calendar  year prior to the beginning of the academic
year for which application is made or is an  undergraduate  student  who
has  reached  the age of twenty-two on or before June thirtieth prior to
the academic year for which application is made OR IS A GRADUATE STUDENT
and who, during the calendar year next preceding the  semester,  quarter
or  term  of  attendance  for which application is made and at all times
subsequent thereto up to and  including  the  entire  period  for  which
application is made:
  § 3. Paragraph d of subdivision 3 of section 663 of the education law,
as  amended by section 6 of part J of chapter 58 of the laws of 2011, is
amended to read as follows:
  d. Any GRADUATE OR undergraduate student who was  allowed  to  exclude
parental  income  pursuant to the provisions of FORMER subdivision three
of section six hundred three of this chapter as they  existed  prior  to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09940-01-9

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