senate Bill S7656

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to tuition assistance program awards and tuition credits and repeals the Jose Peralta New York state DREAM act; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Feb 04, 2020 referred to higher education

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S7656 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld Chap 26 of 2019; rpld Part D, Chap 56 of 2019; amd §§667 & 689-a, Ed L

S7656 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to tuition assistance program awards and tuition credits; repeals the Jose Peralta New York state DREAM act.

S7656 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7656 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7656

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, GALLIVAN -- 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 assistance
  program awards and tuition credits; to repeal chapter 26 of  the  laws
  of 2019 constituting the Jose Peralta New York state DREAM act; and to
  repeal part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2019 amending the education
  law  relating  to residency requirements for the purpose of qualifying
  for certain scholarships and financial assistance for higher education

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

  Section 1. Chapter 26 of the laws of 2019 constituting the Jose Peral-
ta New York state DREAM act is REPEALED.
  §  2.  Part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2019 amending the education
law relating to residency requirements for the purpose of qualifying for
certain scholarships and financial assistance for  higher  education  is
REPEALED.
  §  3. Subitem (c) of item 1 of clause (A) of subparagraph (i) of para-
graph a of subdivision 3 of section 667 of the education law, as amended
by section 1 of part U of chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, is amended  to
read as follows:
  (c) For students first receiving aid in two thousand--two thousand one
and  thereafter, five thousand [dollars, except starting in two thousand
fourteen-two thousand fifteen and thereafter such students shall receive
five thousand one] THREE hundred [sixty-five] TEN dollars; or
  § 4. Section 689-a of the education law, as added by  chapter  260  of
the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  §  689-a.  Tuition  credits.  1.  The  New York state higher education
services corporation shall calculate a tuition credit for each  resident
undergraduate student who has filed an application with such corporation
for  a  tuition assistance program award pursuant to section six hundred
sixty-seven of this article, and is determined to be eligible to receive
such award, and is also enrolled in a program of undergraduate study  at
a  state  operated or senior college of the state university of New York
or the city university of New York where the annual resident undergradu-

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

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