senate Bill S5071A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to allowing for students in postsecondary education experience or transition program to receive awards from the tuition assistance program

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 10, 2020 print number 5071a
Mar 10, 2020 amend and recommit to finance
Feb 10, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 03, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1146
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Apr 08, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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Feb 10, 2020 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5071
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Feb 10, 2020

aye wr (1)

Jun 3, 2019 - Rules committee Vote

S5071
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 30, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5071
10
0
committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

excused (1)

Co-Sponsors

S5071 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§602 & 667, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1786

S5071 - Summary

Relates to allowing for students in certain postsecondary education experience or transition programs to receive awards from the tuition assistance program.

S5071 - Sponsor Memo

S5071 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5071

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 allowing for  students
  in postsecondary education experience or transition program to receive
  awards from the tuition assistance program

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

  Section 1. Section 602 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  ALLOWING
FOR  STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN APPROVED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
OR TRANSITION PROGRAM TO RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM  THE  TUITION
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
  §  2.  Section  667  of  the  education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION EXPERIENCE OR  TRANSITION  PROGRAMS.    A.
NOTWITHSTANDING  SUBDIVISIONS  ONE,  TWO  AND THREE OF THIS SECTION, THE
PRESIDENT SHALL MAKE AWARDS TO STUDENTS WITH  INTELLECTUAL  DISABILITIES
IN APPROVED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION EXPERIENCE OR TRANSITION PROGRAMS IN
THE  SAME  MANNER  AS  STUDENTS  ENROLLED  IN  AN  APPROVED PROGRAM AT A
DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTION INCLUDING THE SAME INCOME LIMITS AND  AWARDS
FOR EACH YEAR.
  B.  AN  APPROVED  POSTSECONDARY  EDUCATION  EXPERIENCE  OR  TRANSITION
PROGRAM SHALL:
  (I) SERVE STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES;
  (II) PROVIDE INDIVIDUAL SUPPORTS AND SERVICES  FOR  THE  ACADEMIC  AND
SOCIAL  INCLUSION OF STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES IN ACADEMIC
COURSES, EXTRACURRICULAR ACTIVITIES, AND OTHER ASPECTS OF  THE  INSTITU-
TION OF HIGHER EDUCATION'S REGULAR POSTSECONDARY PROGRAM;
  (III) PROVIDE A FOCUS ON:
  (A) ACADEMIC ENRICHMENT;

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

Co-Sponsors

S5071A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§602 & 667, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S1786

S5071A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing for students in certain postsecondary education experience or transition programs to receive awards from the tuition assistance program.

S5071A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5071A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 5071--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 8, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  SKOUFIS,  GOUNARDES,  KRUEGER  --  read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Higher  Education  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Education
  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --  reported  favorably  from
  said  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to allowing for  students
  in postsecondary education experience or transition program to receive
  awards from the tuition assistance program

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

  Section 1. Section 602 of the education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 5 to read as follows:
  5. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES  AND  REGULATIONS  ALLOWING
FOR  STUDENTS ENROLLED IN AN APPROVED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION EXPERIENCE
OR TRANSITION PROGRAM TO RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FROM  THE  TUITION
ASSISTANCE PROGRAM.
  §  2.  Section  667  of  the  education law is amended by adding a new
subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION EXPERIENCE OR  TRANSITION  PROGRAMS.    A.
NOTWITHSTANDING  SUBDIVISIONS  ONE,  TWO  AND THREE OF THIS SECTION, THE
PRESIDENT SHALL MAKE AWARDS TO STUDENTS WITH  INTELLECTUAL  DISABILITIES
IN APPROVED POSTSECONDARY EDUCATION EXPERIENCE OR TRANSITION PROGRAMS IN
THE  SAME  MANNER  AS  STUDENTS  ENROLLED  IN  AN  APPROVED PROGRAM AT A
DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTION INCLUDING THE SAME INCOME LIMITS AND  AWARDS
FOR EACH YEAR.
  B.  AN  APPROVED  POSTSECONDARY  EDUCATION  EXPERIENCE  OR  TRANSITION
PROGRAM SHALL:
  (I) SERVE STUDENTS WITH INTELLECTUAL DISABILITIES;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10697-04-0

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