assembly Bill A3549

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides free tuition expenses for dependent family members of N.Y. state military personnel

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 03, 2022 enacting clause stricken
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Jan 27, 2021 referred to higher education

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A3549 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2695
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §668-e, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A4005, S5128
2011-2012: A1245, S2149
2013-2014: A326, S4131
2015-2016: A3093, S3113
2017-2018: A1737, S254
2019-2020: A2991, S193

A3549 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides free tuition expenses for SUNY or CUNY to surviving dependent family members of NYS military personnel who have died while performing official military duties.

A3549 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   3549
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  HAWLEY,  BARCLAY, PERRY, GUNTHER, MONTESANO,
   DiPIETRO, BRABENEC, FITZPATRICK, ASHBY, SMULLEN, WALSH, NORRIS,  MANK-
   TELOW, B. MILLER, M. MILLER, WALCZYK, WOERNER, EPSTEIN, FRIEND, BLANK-
   ENBUSH,  TAGUE,  PALMESANO,  J. M. GIGLIO, BYRNES, MORINELLO, MIKULIN,
   SMITH, BARNWELL, BYRNE -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. DeSTEFANO  --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to providing scholarships
   for  surviving  dependent  family  members  of New York state military
   personnel who have died while performing official military duties
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 668-e of the education law, as added by chapter 106
 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
   §   668-e.   Military  enhanced  recognition,  incentive  and  tribute
 ("MERIT") scholarships. 1. Eligible persons. a.  Notwithstanding  subdi-
 visions  three and five of section six hundred sixty-one of this [title]
 PART, children, spouses and financial dependents  of  a  member  of  the
 armed  forces of the United States or state organized militia who at any
 time on or after the second day  of  August,  nineteen  hundred  ninety,
 while in service in the armed forces of the United States, as defined by
 subdivision  eight  of  section one of the military law or in a force of
 the state organized militia, as defined in subdivision nine  of  section
 one  of  the military law: (i) while a legal resident of New York state,
 died, became severely and permanently  disabled  or  was  classified  as
 missing  in  action [in a combat theater or combat zone of operations as
 part of military operations, or died as a result of  injury  or  illness
 suffered or incurred during such military service] IN THE PERFORMANCE OF
 HIS  OR  HER OFFICIAL DUTIES; or (ii) while a legal resident of New York
 state, died or became severely and permanently disabled as a  result  of
 injury  or  illness  suffered or incurred during military training oper-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02082-01-1