senate Bill S5773

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for the NYS science, technology, engineering and mathematics incentive program

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Current Bill Status - Vetoed by Governor

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 25, 2019 vetoed memo.168
Nov 19, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2019 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.550
substituted for a7373
Jun 14, 2019 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 04, 2019 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2019 1st report cal.1041
May 14, 2019 referred to higher education


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May 30, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

S5773 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §669-e, Ed L

S5773 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requirements for the NYS science, technology, engineering and mathematics incentive program.

S5773 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5773 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 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 requirements  for  the
  New York state science, technology, engineering and mathematics incen-
  tive program


  Section 1. Subdivision 4 of section 669-e of  the  education  law,  as
amended  by  section  1 of part BB of chapter 56 of the laws of 2018, is
amended to read as follows:
  4. The corporation shall convert to a student loan the full amount  of
the  award given pursuant to this section, plus interest, according to a
schedule to be determined by the corporation if: (a) a  recipient  fails
to  complete  an  approved undergraduate program in science, technology,
engineering or mathematics or changes majors to a program of undergradu-
ate study other than in science, technology, engineering or mathematics;
or (b) upon completion of such undergraduate degree program a  recipient
fails  to  either  (i)  complete  five  years  of continuous [full time]
employment [in  the  science,  technology,  engineering  or  mathematics
field] with a public or private entity located within New York state, or
(ii) maintain residency in New York state for such period of employment;
or  (c)  a recipient fails to respond to requests by the corporation for
the status of his or her academic or professional  progress.  The  terms
and conditions of this subdivision shall be deferred for individuals who
graduate  with a degree in an approved undergraduate program in science,
technology, engineering or mathematics and enroll on at  least  a  half-
time  basis in a graduate or higher degree program or other professional
licensure degree program until they are conferred a  degree,  and  shall
also  be deferred for any interruption in undergraduate study or employ-
ment as established by the rules and regulations of the corporation. The
terms and conditions of this subdivision may  also  be  deferred  for  a

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


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