|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to higher education|
|Jan 06, 2021||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S152
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S152 (ACTIVE) - Details
S152 (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, and requires for-profit institutions of higher education to prominently display on its website the letter grade most recently assigned.
S152 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S152 SPONSOR: THOMAS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to directing the commis- sioner of education to establish a system for grading for-profit insti- tutions of higher education SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends section 305 of the education law to add a new subdivi- sion 60: Subdivision 60, paragraph (a) authorizes and directs the commissioner to establish and maintain a database on students attending for-profit institutions of higher education. The information in the database will include but not be limited to educational costs, graduation rates, job placements, and loan default rates. Subdivision 60, paragraph (b) requires that all for-profit institutions send information specified in paragraph (a) of this subdivision in an
S152 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 152 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, in relation to directing the commis- sioner of education to establish a system for grading for-profit institutions of higher education 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 ON EVERY FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION: (I) TOTAL FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM COST; (II) GRADUATION RATE; (III) GRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE; (IV) TOTAL PLACEMENT RATE; (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 STUDENTS INCLUDING CAREER AND GUID- ANCE COUNSELING AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES; (VII) MEDIAN TIME IN WHICH A STUDENT COMPLETES A FOR-PROFIT INSTITU- TION OF HIGHER EDUCATION PROGRAM; (VIII) MEDIAN CUMULATIVE STUDENT DEBT AMOUNT; (IX) AVERAGE AMOUNT BORROWED; (X) COHORT DEFAULT RATE; (XI) POST SCHOOL EARNINGS; AND (XII) OUTSTANDING STUDENT DEBT OF FOR-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION GRADUATES TEN YEARS OUT. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
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