senate Bill S5953

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to tuition scholarship award programs for certain resident and non-resident medical students

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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May 16, 2019 referred to higher education

S5953 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§669-i & 669-j, Ed L

S5953 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to tuition scholarship award programs for certain resident and non-resident medical students attending approved medical programs on a full-time basis.

S5953 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5953 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5953

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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  scholarship
  award programs for certain resident and non-resident medical students

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by  adding  two  new  sections
669-i and 669-j to read as follows:
  §  669-I.  FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD PROGRAM FOR CERTAIN RESIDENT
MEDICAL STUDENTS. 1. A FULL-TUITION SCHOLARSHIP AWARD SHALL BE  MADE  TO
AN  APPLICANT WHO IS MATRICULATED IN AN APPROVED MEDICAL PROGRAM AND WHO
COMPLIES WITH THE APPLICABLE PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AND ALL REQUIRE-
MENTS PROMULGATED BY THE  CORPORATION  FOR  THE  ADMINISTRATION  OF  THE
PROGRAM.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION, AN "APPROVED MEDICAL PROGRAM"
SHALL MEAN A POST-COLLEGIATE LEVEL PROGRAM OFFERED  BY  A  UNIT  OF  THE
STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK, A UNIT OF THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK,
OR  OTHER  STATE-SUPPORTED  MEDICAL SCHOOL APPROVED BY THE COMMISSIONER,
LEADING TO A DEGREE OF DOCTOR OF MEDICINE, "M.D.", DOCTOR OF OSTEOPATHY,
"D.O.", OR EQUIVALENT DEGREE IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE COMMISSIONER'S REGU-
LATIONS.
  2. WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR AND BASED ON  AVAILABILITY  OF
FUNDS,  AWARDS  SHALL BE GRANTED BEGINNING WITH THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-
ONE--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-TWO ACADEMIC YEAR AND THEREAFTER TO  APPLICANTS
THAT THE CORPORATION HAS DETERMINED ARE ELIGIBLE TO RECEIVE SUCH AWARDS.
  3. AN ELIGIBLE RECIPIENT SHALL NOT RECEIVE AN AWARD FOR MORE THAN FOUR
YEARS OF FULL-TIME STUDY IN AN APPROVED MEDICAL PROGRAM OR FOR MORE THAN
THE  ACTUAL  NUMBER  OF  YEARS  REQUIRED  TO  COMPLETE SUCH A PROGRAM IF
ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS.
  4. A RECIPIENT SHALL AGREE TO RESIDE EXCLUSIVELY IN  NEW  YORK  STATE,
AND SHALL NOT BE EMPLOYED IN ANY OTHER STATE, FOR A CONTINUOUS NUMBER OF
YEARS  EQUAL  TO THE DURATION OF THE AWARD RECEIVED WITHIN SIX MONTHS OF

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

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