senate Bill S8735

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to removing the requirement of students without lawful immigration status from having to file an affidavit with an educational institution; repealer

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Jul 13, 2020 referred to rules

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) - Summary

Removes the requirement of students without lawful immigration status from having to file an affidavit with an educational institution.

S8735 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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subdivision 2 of section 355 of the education law is REPEALED.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subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED.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subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED.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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