senate Bill S4549

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Codifies state university of New York educational opportunity centers

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9804 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 02, 2020 approval memo.29
signed chap.319
Nov 20, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.774
substituted for s4549
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a9804
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.774
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Mar 14, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S4549
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4549
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

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S4549 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9804
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §352, add §355-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S2662
2011-2012: S5468
2013-2014: S2705
2015-2016: S1734
2017-2018: S3428

S4549 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Codifies state university of New York educational opportunity centers which provide an integrated system of education, vocational training and student support services targeted to higher education access and the development of a quality workforce which supports the economic development of New York's distressed communities.

S4549 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4549 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4549

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  PARKER, BAILEY -- 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 the  state  university
  of New York educational opportunity centers

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section  352  of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  552  of  the  laws  of 1985, is amended to read as
follows:
  3. The state university shall consist of the four  university  centers
at  Albany, Binghamton, Buffalo and Stony Brook, the designated colleges
of arts and sciences at Brockport, Buffalo, Cortland, Fredonia, Geneseo,
New Paltz, Old  Westbury,  Oneonta,  Oswego,  Plattsburgh,  Potsdam  and
Purchase,  empire state college, the agricultural and technical colleges
at Alfred, Canton, Cobleskill, Delhi, Farmingdale and Morrisville, down-
state medical center, upstate medical center, the college of  optometry,
the college of environmental science and forestry, maritime college, the
college  of technology at Utica/Rome, the statutory or contract colleges
at Cornell university and Alfred university, and such additional univer-
sities, colleges and other institutions, facilities and research centers
as have been or hereafter may  be  acquired,  established,  operated  or
contracted  to  be  operated  for  the  state  by  the  state university
trustees, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY  CENTERS
AS DEFINED IN THIS ARTICLE.
  §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new section 355-d to
read as follows:
  § 355-D. EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITY CENTERS. 1. THERE  SHALL  BE  CREATED
WITHIN  THE  STATE  UNIVERSITY  OF  NEW  YORK  A COMPREHENSIVE SYSTEM OF
TUITION  FREE  HIGHER  EDUCATION  INSTITUTIONS  PROVIDING  PROGRAMS  AND
SERVICES  THAT  PROMOTE  THE  GROWTH AND STABILITY OF THE STATE'S EDUCA-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10740-01-9

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