senate Bill S299A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires degree-granting institutions of higher education to make certain biennial disclosures

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2022 print number 299a
Jan 06, 2022 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S299 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3308
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §239-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8208, A10298

S299 - Summary

Requires degree-granting institutions of higher education to make certain biennial disclosures and to conspicuously publish the report on the website of such institution and submit the website address of such report to the department.

S299 - Sponsor Memo

S299 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    299
 
                        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  requiring  degree-
   granting  institutions  of  higher  education  to  make certain annual
   disclosures

   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 SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS REQUIR-
 ING ALL DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION OFFERING REGIS-
 TERED  UNDERGRADUATE  PROGRAMS  TO  MAKE  AND  PUBLISH  AN ANNUAL REPORT
 DISCLOSING THE FOLLOWING, BASED ON THE MOST RECENT DATA OR  CALCULATIONS
 AVAILABLE,  AND BASED ON AUDITED OR AGENCY-REVIEWED DATA WHENEVER AVAIL-
 ABLE:
   (I) WHETHER SUCH INSTITUTION IS A DEGREE-GRANTING PROPRIETARY INSTITU-
 TION OF HIGHER EDUCATION, A NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF  HIGHER  EDUCATION
 OR A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION;
   (II) EXCEPT FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, THE OWNERSHIP
 OR OWNERSHIP INTEREST AND CONTROL OF SUCH INSTITUTION;
   (III)  WHETHER  THE  INSTITUTION  HAS THE AUTHORITY TO CONFER TWO-YEAR
 DEGREES, FOUR-YEAR DEGREES OR BOTH;
   (IV) A SCHEDULE OF ALL TUITION, MANDATORY  FEES  AND  OTHER  MANDATORY
 COSTS  TO ATTEND SUCH INSTITUTION, PER SEMESTER OR, WHEN APPLICABLE, PER
 QUARTER;
   (V) IN THE CASE OF  ANY  DEGREE-GRANTING  PROPRIETARY  INSTITUTION  OF
 HIGHER  EDUCATION, THE GROSS PROFIT OF SUCH INSTITUTION AS STATED IN THE
 INSTITUTION'S MOST RECENT AUDITED FINANCIAL STATEMENT SHALL BE  REPORTED
 AS A DOLLAR AMOUNT;

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

Co-Sponsors

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S299A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3308
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §239-d, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S8208, A10298

S299A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires degree-granting institutions of higher education to make certain biennial disclosures and to conspicuously publish the report on the website of such institution and submit the website address of such report to the department.

S299A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S299A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  299--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. THOMAS, BIAGGI, BROOKS, JACKSON, RAMOS -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on  Higher  Education -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Educa-
   tion in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged,
   bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
   committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education law, in relation to requiring degree-
   granting institutions of higher education  to  make  certain  biennial
   disclosures
 
   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  239-d
 to read as follows:
   §  239-D. BIENNIAL DISCLOSURES. 1. ALL DEGREE-GRANTING INSTITUTIONS OF
 HIGHER EDUCATION OFFERING REGISTERED UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMS  SHALL  MAKE
 AND  PUBLISH  A  BIENNIAL  REPORT DISCLOSING THE FOLLOWING, BASED ON THE
 MOST RECENT DATA OR CALCULATIONS AVAILABLE,  AND  BASED  ON  AUDITED  OR
 AGENCY-REVIEWED DATA WHENEVER AVAILABLE:
   (A) WHETHER SUCH INSTITUTION IS A DEGREE-GRANTING PROPRIETARY INSTITU-
 TION  OF  HIGHER EDUCATION, A NON-PROFIT INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION
 OR A PUBLIC INSTITUTION OF HIGHER EDUCATION;
   (B) EXCEPT FOR PUBLIC INSTITUTIONS OF HIGHER EDUCATION, THE  OWNERSHIP
 OR OWNERSHIP INTEREST AND CONTROL OF SUCH INSTITUTION;
   (C)  WHETHER  THE  INSTITUTION  HAS  THE  AUTHORITY TO CONFER TWO-YEAR
 DEGREES, FOUR-YEAR DEGREES OR BOTH;
   (D) A SCHEDULE OF ALL TUITION,  MANDATORY  FEES  AND  OTHER  MANDATORY
 COSTS  TO ATTEND SUCH INSTITUTION, PER SEMESTER OR, WHEN APPLICABLE, PER
 QUARTER;
   (E) IN THE CASE OF  ANY  DEGREE-GRANTING  PROPRIETARY  INSTITUTION  OF
 HIGHER  EDUCATION, THE GROSS PROFIT OF SUCH INSTITUTION AS STATED IN THE

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

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