senate Bill S143

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to directing the commissioner of education to develop certain information regarding for-profit institutions of higher education for the benefit of veteran students

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to higher education

S143 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3294
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §305, Ed L; amd §353, Exec L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S5600, A7757

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, and requires for-profit institutions of higher education to prominently display on its website the letter grade most recently assigned.

S143 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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