|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 25, 2022||advanced to third reading|
|Jan 24, 2022||2nd report cal.|
|Jan 20, 2022||1st report cal.279|
|Jan 05, 2022||referred to higher education|
returned to senate
died in assembly
|Apr 28, 2021||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|Apr 27, 2021||advanced to third reading|
|Apr 26, 2021||2nd report cal.|
|Apr 21, 2021||1st report cal.721|
|Mar 02, 2021||reported and committed to finance|
|Feb 02, 2021||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S4082
Current Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4082 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4082 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4082 SPONSOR: HINCHEY TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to eligibility and awards for the New York state young farmers loan forgiveness incentive program PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: The purpose of this legislation is to expand eligibility for the New York State young farmer loan forgiveness incentive program. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 679-f of the Education Law to remove the ò requirement that eligible persons have graduated from college within the previous two years and is replaced with the qualification that a person must not have farmed for more than ten consecutive years. Section 2: Establishes the effective date.
S4082 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4082 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HINCHEY -- 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 eligibility and awards for the New York state young farmers loan forgiveness incentive program THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 679-f of the education law, as added by section 1 of part Y of chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: § 679-f. New York state young farmers loan forgiveness incentive program. 1. Purpose. The president shall grant student loan forgiveness awards for the purpose of alleviating the burden of student loan debt for young farmers. Such awards shall be made on a competitive basis, in accordance with rules and regulations promulgated by the corporation for such purposes, to applicants who meet the eligibility criteria. Such rules and regulations shall include provisions for the consideration of applicants who are economically disadvantaged. 2. Eligibility. To be eligible for an award pursuant to this section, applicants shall: (a) have graduated and obtained a degree from an approved New York state college or university; (b) have an outstanding student loan debt from obtaining such degree; (c) operate a farm in New York state on a full-time basis; (d) agree to operate such farm for the duration of no less than five years; (e) [apply for this program within two years of college graduation] HAVE PRODUCED AN "AGRICULTURAL PRODUCT" AS DEFINED BY SECTION THREE HUNDRED TWENTY-EIGHT OF THE AGRICULTURE AND MARKETS LAW, FOR NO MORE THAN TEN CONSECUTIVE YEARS; and (f) comply with subdivisions three and five of section six hundred sixty-one of this part. 3. Awards. No greater than ten awards shall be granted to qualified applicants in the amount of up to ten thousand dollars per year, per EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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