|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to higher education|
|May 21, 2019||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 09, 2019||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S878
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S878 (ACTIVE) - Details
S878 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S878 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to certain tuition waiv- ers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof PURPOSE: This bill requires tuition waivers for up to two courses per semester/quarter for police officer students in baccalaureate or higher degree programs at SUNY and CUNY. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the education law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 1-a to read as follows:
S878 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 878 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 9, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- 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 certain tuition waiv- ers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York; and providing for the repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa- tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 1-a to read as follows: (1-A) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER PROVISION OF LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL PERMIT POLICE OFFICERS, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE GENERAL MUNIC- IPAL LAW, WHO ARE ENROLLED IN PROGRAMS LEADING TO BACCALAUREATE OR HIGH- ER DEGREES AT STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTIONS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY TO ATTEND UP TO TWO COURSES PER SEMESTER OR QUARTER WITHOUT TUITION, PROVIDED THAT SUCH TUITION-WAIVED ATTENDANCE DOES NOT DENY COURSE ATTENDANCE AT A STATE-OPERATED INSTITUTION BY AN INDIVIDUAL WHO IS OTHERWISE QUALIFIED UNDER THE REGULATIONS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. § 2. Paragraph (c) of subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education law, as added by chapter 548 of the laws of 2004, is amended to read as follows: (c) Notwithstanding the provisions of any other general, special or local law, rule or regulation, the board of trustees shall promulgate regulations to permit [members of the New York city police department employed in the rank of police officer] POLICE OFFICERS, AS SUCH TERM IS DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED NINE-Q OF THE GENERAL MUNICIPAL LAW, who are enrolled in programs leading to baccalaureate or higher degrees at a senior college of the city university to attend [one course] UP TO TWO COURSES PER SEMESTER OR QUARTER without tuition, provided that such EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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