assembly Bill A7685

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to military enhanced recognition, incentive and tribute scholarships

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Current Bill Status Via S5543 - Signed by Governor


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    • Passed Assembly
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Actions

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 11, 2021 signed chap.611
Nov 10, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 08, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.621
substituted for a7685
Jun 08, 2021 substituted by s5543a
rules report cal.621
reported
Jun 07, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 25, 2021 reported referred to ways and means
May 19, 2021 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 19, 2021 - Finance committee Vote

S5543A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2021 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S5543
9
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committee
9
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2021

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A7685 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5543
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §668-e, Ed L

A7685 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to military enhanced recognition, incentive and tribute scholarships; removes the date requirement of on and after August 2, 1990 for a member of the armed forces of the United States or state organized militia to be a member and for children, spouses and financial dependents of such member to receive such scholarships.

A7685 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7685
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                               May 19, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. BARRETT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  military  enhanced
   recognition, incentive and tribute ("MERIT") scholarships
 
   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,
 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; 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 operations [in preparation for duty in a combat thea-
 ter or combat zone of operations].
   b. A member of the armed forces of the United States who:  (i)  became
 severely  and  permanently  disabled as a result of service in the armed
 forces of the United States, as defined by subdivision eight of  section
 one  of  the  military law, [in a combat theater or combat zone of oper-
 ations as part of military operations at any time on or after the second

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.