senate Bill S2680A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows the granting of academic credit at city or state operated institutions to veterans

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 09, 2021 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Feb 03, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 02, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 01, 2021 1st report cal.219
Jan 26, 2021 committee discharged and committed to veterans, homeland security and military affairs
print number 2680a
Jan 26, 2021 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 22, 2021 referred to higher education

Votes

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Feb 1, 2021 - Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs committee Vote

S2680A
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Veterans, Homeland Security and Military Affairs Committee Vote: Feb 1, 2021

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S2680 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8255
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3950
2013-2014: S3403
2015-2016: S4233
2017-2018: S3674
2019-2020: S2741

S2680 - Summary

Allows the granting of academic credit at state or city operated institutions to veterans.

S2680 - Sponsor Memo

S2680 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2680
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO, BROOKS, GAUGHRAN, HARCKHAM, KAPLAN, LIU,
   SANDERS -- 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 granting academic
   credit at state operated institutions of the state university  of  New
   York and the city university of New York to veterans
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 355 of the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 20 to read as follows:
   20. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "VETERAN"  MEANS  A
 RESIDENT  OF  THIS STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL
 SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES,  AND  WHO  HAS  BEEN  RELEASED  FROM  SUCH
 SERVICE  UNDER  HONORABLE  CONDITIONS, OR WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE
 RESERVE, OR HAS RESUMED SERVICE BACK IN THE NEW YORK STATE ARMY NATIONAL
 GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, OR NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA.
   (B) EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS  AS  AN  UNDER-
 GRADUATE  STUDENT  IN  GOOD STANDING, AT AN INSTITUTION WITHIN THE STATE
 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION BE  GRANTED  ACADEMIC  CREDITS
 WITHOUT  LIMITATION  TOWARDS HIS OR HER DEGREE FOR COMPLETION OF COURSES
 THAT WERE PART OF SUCH VETERAN'S MILITARY TRAINING  OR  SERVICE  IF  THE
 COMPLETED  COURSES  MEET  THE STANDARDS OF THE INSTITUTION AWARDING SUCH
 CREDITS. NO FEE, TUITION OR OTHER CHARGE SHALL  BE  ASSESSED  AGAINST  A
 VETERAN WHO QUALIFIES FOR SUCH CREDIT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
   (C) THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SHALL ADOPT SUCH PROCEDURES AS ARE NECESSARY
 TO FULLY IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
   §  2.  Section  6206  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 20 to read as follows:
   20. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "VETERAN"  MEANS  A
 RESIDENT  OF  THIS STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL
 SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES,  AND  WHO  HAS  BEEN  RELEASED  FROM  SUCH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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S2680A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8255
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3950
2013-2014: S3403
2015-2016: S4233
2017-2018: S3674
2019-2020: S2741

S2680A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the granting of academic credit at state or city operated institutions to veterans.

S2680A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2680A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  2680--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  ADDABBO, BROOKS, GAUGHRAN, HARCKHAM, KAPLAN, LIU,
   SANDERS -- read twice and ordered printed,  and  when  printed  to  be
   committed   to   the   Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee

 AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  granting  academic
   credit  at  state operated institutions of the state university of New
   York and the city university of New York to veterans
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 355 of the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 21 to read as follows:
   21.  A.  FOR  PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "VETERAN" MEANS A
 PERSON WHO SERVED IN THE UNITED STATES ARMY, NAVY, AIR  FORCE,  MARINES,
 COAST GUARD, AND/OR RESERVES THEREOF, AND/OR IN THE ARMY NATIONAL GUARD,
 AIR NATIONAL GUARD, NEW YORK GUARD AND/OR NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA AND WHO
 (1) HAS RECEIVED AN HONORABLE OR GENERAL DISCHARGE FROM SUCH SERVICE, OR
 (2)  HAS  A  QUALIFYING  CONDITION,  AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED
 FIFTY OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW, AND HAS RECEIVED A DISCHARGE OTHER THAN  BAD
 CONDUCT  OR  DISHONORABLE FROM SUCH SERVICE, OR (3) IS A DISCHARGED LGBT
 VETERAN, AS DEFINED IN SECTION THREE HUNDRED FIFTY OF THE EXECUTIVE LAW,
 AND HAS RECEIVED A DISCHARGE OTHER THAN BAD CONDUCT OR DISHONORABLE FROM
 SUCH SERVICE.
   B. EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS AS AN UNDERGRAD-
 UATE STUDENT IN GOOD  STANDING,  AT  AN  INSTITUTION  WITHIN  THE  STATE
 UNIVERSITY  SYSTEM,  SHALL  UPON APPLICATION BE GRANTED ACADEMIC CREDITS
 WITHOUT LIMITATION TOWARDS HIS OR HER DEGREE FOR COMPLETION  OF  COURSES
 THAT  WERE  PART  OF  SUCH VETERAN'S MILITARY TRAINING OR SERVICE IF THE
 COMPLETED COURSES MEET THE STANDARDS OF THE  INSTITUTION  AWARDING  SUCH
 CREDITS.  NO  FEE,  TUITION  OR OTHER CHARGE SHALL BE ASSESSED AGAINST A
 VETERAN WHO QUALIFIES FOR SUCH CREDIT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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