Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 11, 2022||
referred to higher education
Senate Bill S8755
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-S8755 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S8755 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8755 SPONSOR: BORRELLO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring the reimbursement of students who were disenrolled from the state university of New York or the city university of New York for the fall two thousand twenty-one term due to their COIVD-19 vaccination status PURPOSE:: To compensate SUNY students who were unjustly penalized for their fail- ure to comply with vaccination requirements within the sanctioned 35-day grace period. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:: Section 1 of the education law is amended to include section 244-b which Would allow reimbursement for SUNY students attending an institution of higher learning who were disenrolled due to their COVID vaccination status for any cost of enrollment and, for any term they were disen-
2021-S8755 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8755 I N S E N A T E April 11, 2022 ___________ Introduced by Sen. BORRELLO -- 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 requiring the reimbursement of students who were disenrolled from the state univer- sity of New York or the city university of New York for the fall two thousand twenty-one term due to their COIVD-19 vaccination status 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 section 224-b to read as follows: § 224-B. REIMBURSEMENT FOR DISENROLLMENT DUE TO COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS. ANY PERSON WHO WAS DISENROLLED FROM THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK OR THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK FOR THE FALL TWO THOUSAND TWEN- TY-ONE TERM DUE TO THEIR COVID-19 VACCINATION STATUS SHALL BE REIMBURSED BY SUCH INSTITUTION FOR ANY COSTS OF ENROLLMENT PAID BY SUCH PERSON FOR SUCH TERM. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD14830-04-2
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