Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to higher education
|Jan 06, 2021||
referred to higher education
Senate Bill S143
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S143 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S143 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Directs the commissioner of education to establish a database of information on for-profit institutions of higher education and a system for grading such institutions for the benefit of veterans seeking post secondary education; requires for-profit institutions of higher education to prominently display on its website the letter grade most recently assigned.
2021-S143 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S143 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law and the executive law, in relation to directing the commissioner of education to develop certain information regarding for-profit institutions of higher education for the benefit of veterans PURPOSE: To develop certain information regarding for-profit institutions of higher education for the benefit of veterans. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 305 of the education law by adding a new subdi- vision 60: Subdivision 60, paragraph (a) authorizes and directs the commissioner to
2021-S143 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 143 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 6, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. THOMAS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law and the executive law, in relation to directing the commissioner of education to develop certain information regarding for-profit institutions of higher education for the benefit of veterans THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 305 of the education law is amended by adding a new subdivision 59 to read as follows: 59. A. THE COMMISSIONER IS AUTHORIZED AND DIRECTED TO ESTABLISH AND MAINTAIN A DATABASE OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION RELATING TO VETERANS, FOR EVERY FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION: (I) TOTAL FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM COST; (II) VETERAN GRADUATION RATE; (III) VETERAN GRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE; (IV) TOTAL PLACEMENT RATE FOR VETERANS WHO RECEIVE A DEGREE; (V) COMMUNITY SERVICE PROGRAMS PROVIDED TO STUDENTS TO DO VOLUNTEER WORK FOR EITHER A CORPORATION, ASSOCIATION, ORGANIZATION OR TRUST DESCRIBED IN SECTION 501 (C) (3) OF THE UNITED STATES INTERNAL REVENUE CODE OR A GOVERNMENT AGENCY; (VI) SUPPORT SERVICES AVAILABLE TO VETERANS INCLUDING CAREER AND GUID- ANCE COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES; (VII) MEDIAN TIME IN WHICH A VETERAN STUDENT COMPLETES A FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM; (VIII) MEDIAN CUMULATIVE STUDENT DEBT AMOUNT FOR VETERAN STUDENTS; (IX) AVERAGE AMOUNT BORROWED BY VETERAN STUDENTS FROM ALL SOURCES; (X) COHORT DEFAULT RATE; (XI) POST SCHOOL EARNINGS FOR VETERANS; AND EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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