assembly Bill A10026

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to affidavits of the lawful immigration status of certain students

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Apr 29, 2022 referred to higher education

A10026 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S9180
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§661, 355, 6206, 6301 & 6455, Ed L

A10026 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to online affidavits of the lawful immigration status of certain students.

A10026 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   10026
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              April 29, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. CRUZ -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  affidavits  of  the
   lawful immigration status of certain students
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. The closing paragraph of paragraph a and the closing  para-
 graph  of  paragraph  b of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education
 law, as amended by chapter 26 of the laws of 2019, are amended  to  read
 as follows:
   Provided,  further,  that  a student without lawful immigration status
 shall also be required to file an affidavit  with  such  institution  of
 higher  education  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 eligible to do so.    SUCH  AFFIDAVIT  SHALL  BE
 PROVIDED  IN A UNIFORM ONLINE FORMAT FOR QUALIFYING STUDENTS TO FILL OUT
 AND SUBMIT TO THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
   Provided, further, that a student without  lawful  immigration  status
 shall  also  be  required  to file an affidavit with such institution of
 higher education 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 eligible to do so.  SUCH AFFIDAVIT SHALL BE
 PROVIDED IN A UNIFORM ONLINE FORMAT FOR QUALIFYING STUDENTS TO FILL  OUT
 AND SUBMIT TO THE INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION.
   §  2.  Section  355  of  the  education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22. THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF  NEW  YORK  SHALL
 ESTABLISH  A UNIFORM AFFIDAVIT TO BE PROVIDED IN AN ONLINE FORMAT TO ALL
 STUDENTS WHO ARE REQUIRED TO FILE AN AFFIDAVIT WITH  AN  INSTITUTION  OF
 THE  STATE UNIVERSITY STATING THAT SUCH STUDENT HAS FILED AN APPLICATION
 TO LEGALIZE HIS OR HER IMMIGRATION STATUS, OR WILL FILE SUCH AN APPLICA-
 TION AS SOON AS HE OR SHE IS ELIGIBLE TO DO SO.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11719-03-2
 A. 10026                            2