senate Bill S7654A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides that tuition for the state university of New York and the city university of New York shall not be increased for certain academic years

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 04, 2020 print number 7654a
Mar 04, 2020 amend and recommit to higher education
Feb 04, 2020 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S7654 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L

S7654 - Summary

Provides that tuition for the state university of New York and the city university of New York shall not be increased for certain academic years.

S7654 - Sponsor Memo

S7654 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7654

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2020
                               ___________

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 providing that tuition
  for the state university of New York and the city  university  of  New
  York shall not be increased for certain academic years

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

  Section 1. Clause (ii) of subparagraph 4 of paragraph h of subdivision
2 of section 355 of the education law, as amended by section 1  of  part
JJJ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii) Commencing with the two thousand seventeen--two thousand eighteen
academic  year and ending in the two thousand twenty--two thousand twen-
ty-one academic year the state university of New York board of  trustees
shall  be  empowered  to  increase  the  resident  undergraduate rate of
tuition by not more than two hundred dollars over  the  resident  under-
graduate  rate  of tuition adopted by the board of trustees in the prior
academic year, provided, however, THAT BEGINNING IN  ACADEMIC  YEAR  TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE AND ENDING IN ACADEMIC YEAR TWO
THOUSAND  TWENTY-FOUR--TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-FIVE,  THE  ANNUAL  RATE OF
TUITION SHALL NOT BE INCREASED, PROVIDED FURTHER, HOWEVER, that  if  the
annual resident undergraduate rate of tuition would exceed five thousand
dollars,  then a tuition credit for each eligible student, as determined
and calculated by the New York state higher  education  services  corpo-
ration  pursuant  to  section  six  hundred eighty-nine-a of this title,
shall be applied toward the tuition charged for each  semester,  quarter
or term of study AND SUCH COST SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE STATE UNIVERSITY
OF  NEW  YORK  THROUGH STATE GENERAL FUND OPERATING SUPPORT. Tuition for
each semester, quarter or term of study shall not be due for any student
eligible to receive such tuition credit  until  the  tuition  credit  is
calculated and applied against the tuition charged for the corresponding
semester, quarter or term. [Provided, further that the revenue resulting
from  an  increase  in  the  rate  of tuition shall be allocated to each
campus pursuant to a plan approved by the board of trustees  to  support
investments  in  new  classroom  faculty,  instruction,  initiatives  to

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S7654A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L

S7654A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that tuition for the state university of New York and the city university of New York shall not be increased for certain academic years.

S7654A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7654A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7654--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. LAVALLE, AKSHAR, BORRELLO -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Higher
  Education  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to providing that tuition
  for the state university of New York and the city  university  of  New
  York shall not be increased for certain academic years

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

  Section 1. Clause (ii) of subparagraph 4 of paragraph h of subdivision
2 of section 355 of the education law, as amended by section 1  of  part
JJJ of chapter 59 of the laws of 2017, is amended to read as follows:
  (ii) Commencing with the two thousand seventeen--two thousand eighteen
academic  year and ending in the two thousand twenty--two thousand twen-
ty-one academic year the state university of New York board of  trustees
shall  be  empowered  to  increase  the  resident  undergraduate rate of
tuition by not more than two hundred dollars over  the  resident  under-
graduate  rate  of tuition adopted by the board of trustees in the prior
academic year, provided, however, THAT BEGINNING IN  ACADEMIC  YEAR  TWO
THOUSAND TWENTY--TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE AND ENDING IN ACADEMIC YEAR TWO
THOUSAND  TWENTY-FOUR--TWO  THOUSAND  TWENTY-FIVE,  THE  ANNUAL  RATE OF
TUITION SHALL NOT BE INCREASED, PROVIDED FURTHER, HOWEVER, that  if  the
annual resident undergraduate rate of tuition would exceed five thousand
dollars,  then a tuition credit for each eligible student, as determined
and calculated by the New York state higher  education  services  corpo-
ration  pursuant  to  section  six  hundred eighty-nine-a of this title,
shall be applied toward the tuition charged for each  semester,  quarter
or term of study AND SUCH COST SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE STATE UNIVERSITY
OF  NEW  YORK  THROUGH STATE GENERAL FUND OPERATING SUPPORT. Tuition for
each semester, quarter or term of study shall not be due for any student
eligible to receive such tuition credit  until  the  tuition  credit  is
calculated and applied against the tuition charged for the corresponding
semester, quarter or term. [Provided, further that the revenue resulting
from  an  increase  in  the  rate  of tuition shall be allocated to each

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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