|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jul 13, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8735
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8735 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Rules
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Rpld §355 sub 2 ¶ h sub¶ 8, §661 sub 5 ¶ a sub¶ (ii) cl ¶, §661 sub 5 ¶ b sub¶ (ii) cl ¶, §6455 sub 2 ¶ (a) sub¶ (ii) cl ¶, §6455 sub 3 ¶ (a) sub¶ (ii) cl ¶, amd §§6206 & 6301, Ed L
S8735 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8735 SPONSOR: STAVISKY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to removing the require- ment of students without lawful immigration status from having to file an affidavit with an educational institution and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto PURPOSE: The purpose of this bill is to remove the affidavit requirements in the Education Law for undocumented students. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends sections 355, 661, 6206, 6301, and 6455 of the education law, adding subdivision 5 removing the provision that a student without lawful immigration status is required to file an affidavit with such institution or educational unit stating that the student has filed an
S8735 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8735 I N S E N A T E July 13, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to removing the require- ment of students without lawful immigration status from having to file an affidavit with an educational institution and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating thereto THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The closing paragraph of subparagraph 8 of paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the education law is REPEALED. § 2. The closing paragraph of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED. § 3. The closing paragraph of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph b of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED. § 4. The closing paragraph of paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education law, as amended by chapter 327 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows: [A student without lawful immigration status shall also be required to file an affidavit with such institution or educational unit stating that the student has filed an application to legalize his or her immigration status, or will file such an application as soon as he or she is eligi- ble to do so.] The trustees shall not adopt changes in tuition charges prior to the enactment of the annual budget. The board of trustees may accept as partial reimbursement for the education of veterans of the armed forces of the United States who are otherwise qualified such sums as may be authorized by federal legislation to be paid for such educa- tion. The board of trustees may conduct on a fee basis extension courses and courses for adult education appropriate to the field of higher education. In all courses and courses of study it may, in its discretion, require students to pay library, laboratory, locker, break- age and other instructional and non-instructional fees and meet the cost of books and consumable supplies. In addition to the foregoing fees and charges, the board of trustees may impose and collect fees and charges EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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