|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Oct 17, 2019||signed chap.376|
|Oct 11, 2019||delivered to governor|
|Apr 09, 2019||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.402
substituted for s4121
|Apr 09, 2019||substituted by a5500|
ordered to third reading cal.402
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Feb 28, 2019||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S4121Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A5500 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S4121 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §667, Ed L
S4121 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Provides that an undergraduate student enrolled in an approved two or four-year program of study approved by the commissioner who must transfer to another institution as a result of permanent college closure shall be eligible for up to two additional semesters, or their equivalent, to the extent credits necessary to complete his or her program of study were deemed non-transferrable from the closed institution or were deemed not applicable to such student's program of study by the new constitution.
S4121 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4121 SPONSOR: LAVALLE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to eligibility for tuition assistance program awards for certain undergrad- uates who must transfer to another institution as a result of a perma- nent college closure PURPOSE: This bill would amend Chapter 400 of the Laws of 2018 relating to eligi- bility for tuition assistance program awards for certain under graduates who must transfer to another institution as a result of a permanent college closure. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1:This chapter amendment changes eligibility for Tuition Assist- ance Program (TAP) funds for students who must transfer to another institution as a result of a permanent college closure by allowing for up to two additional semesters of TAP to the extent credits necessary to
S4121 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4121 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 28, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 eligibility for tuition assistance program awards for certain undergraduates who must transfer to another institution as a result of a permanent college closure THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 667 of the education law, as amended by chapter 400 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 2. Duration. No undergraduate shall be eligible for more than four academic years of study, or five academic years if the program of study normally requires five years. Students enrolled in a program of remedial study, approved by the commissioner in an institution of higher educa- tion and intended to culminate in a degree in undergraduate study shall, for purposes of this section, be considered as enrolled in a program of study normally requiring five years. An undergraduate student enrolled in an eligible two year program of study approved by the commissioner shall be eligible for no more than three academic years of study. An undergraduate student enrolled in an approved two or four-year program of study approved by the commissioner who must transfer to another institution as a result of permanent college closure shall be eligible for UP TO two additional semesters, or their equivalent, [as determined by the commissioner, in order to complete his or her program] TO THE EXTENT CREDITS NECESSARY TO COMPLETE HIS OR HER PROGRAM OF STUDY WERE DEEMED NON-TRANSFERABLE FROM THE CLOSED INSTITUTION OR WERE DEEMED NOT APPLICABLE TO SUCH STUDENT'S PROGRAM OF STUDY BY THE NEW INSTITUTION. Any semester, quarter, or term of attendance during which a student receives any award under this article, after the effective date of the former scholar incentive program and prior to academic year nineteen EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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