assembly Bill A6030

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to certain tuition waivers for police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York

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Current Bill Status - Stricken


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 15, 2021 enacting clause stricken
Mar 04, 2021 referred to higher education

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A6030 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7328
2017-2018: A6082
2019-2020: A2408

A6030 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes police officer students of the state university of New York and the city university of New York seeking a bachelor's degree to attend 2 courses a semester or quarter, tuition free.

A6030 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6030
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               March 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. PICHARDO, ASHBY, BURKE -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M. of A. SAYEGH -- read once and referred 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.