senate Bill S552

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to tuition assistance program awards for dual or concurrent enrollment coursework

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 24, 2021 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 10, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2021 1st report cal.895
Apr 20, 2021 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2021 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 4, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S552
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 20, 2021 - Higher Education committee Vote

S552
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Apr 20, 2021

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S552 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 13-C §640, §669-i, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S7791

S552 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to tuition assistance program awards for dual or concurrent enrollment coursework; awards dual or concurrent enrollment program awards for payment annually to school districts in which dual or concurrent enrollment programs are located.

S552 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S552 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    552
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAYER,  STAVISKY,  LIU  -- 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 tuition assistance
   program awards for dual or concurrent enrollment coursework

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  The education law is amended by adding a new article 13-C
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 13-C
           TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AWARDS FOR DUAL ENROLLMENT
                                COURSEWORK
 SECTION 640. TUITION ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AWARDS FOR  DUAL  OR  CONCURRENT
                ENROLLMENT COURSEWORK.
   §  640.  TUITION  ASSISTANCE  PROGRAM  AWARDS  FOR  DUAL OR CONCURRENT
 ENROLLMENT COURSEWORK. 1. LEGISLATIVE  INTENT.  THE  LEGISLATURE  HEREBY
 FINDS  AND DECLARES IT NECESSARY TO PROMOTE ON TIME AND EARLY GRADUATION
 THROUGH SUPPORTING ACCESS TO COLLEGE-LEVEL COURSES  AND  COLLEGE  DEGREE
 CREDITS  AT  THE  SECONDARY  LEVEL  WITH  INNOVATIVE  PARTNERSHIPS AMONG
 SECONDARY AND POST-SECONDARY SCHOOLS, STAFF AND RESOURCES. THE  LEGISLA-
 TURE  ALSO  VALUES  EARLY COLLEGE HIGH SCHOOL PROGRAMS, P-TECH PROGRAMS,
 AND OTHER DUAL OR CONCURRENT ENROLLMENT PROGRAMS WHICH NOT ONLY INCREASE
 STUDENTS' ACCESS TO HIGHER EDUCATION, BUT ALSO  REDUCE  POTENTIAL  COSTS
 FOR  STUDENTS  IN  COMPLETING COLLEGE DEGREES BY ALLOWING THEM TO EITHER
 COMPLETE A DEGREE UPON GRADUATION FROM HIGH SCHOOL  OR  TO  APPLY  THEIR
 EARNED  COLLEGE  CREDITS TOWARD A BACCALAUREATE DEGREE. THIS LEGISLATION
 PROVIDES INCENTIVES FOR HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS TO PROCEED TO  COLLEGE  AND
 TO  EARN  A  COLLEGE  DEGREE BY ACCELERATING THEIR OVERALL COMPLETION OF
 SUCH A  DEGREE.  IT  ALSO  BETTER  PREPARES  HIGH  SCHOOL  STUDENTS  FOR
 COLLEGE-LEVEL  COURSEWORK,  WHICH  WILL IN TURN, INCREASE THEIR ACADEMIC
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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