|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 28, 2021||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S6434
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
S6434 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6434 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6434 SPONSOR: RITCHIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to powers and duties of trustees; in state tuition for active and retired military members PURPOSE: To provide tuition coverage for veterans so they can attend any state- sponsored institute of the state university. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends the education law to provide that the payment of tuition and fees by any student in a state-operated institution of the SUNY who is an active or retired member of the armed forces of the United States, whether or not they are a resident of the state, shall be at a rate no greater than that imposed on those who are residents of this state.
S6434 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6434 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 28, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 powers and duties of trustees; in state tuition for active and retired military members THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the educa- tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 11 to read as follows: (11) NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF ANY OTHER GENERAL, SPECIAL OR LOCAL LAW, RULE OR REGULATION, SUCH REGULATIONS SHALL FURTHER PROVIDE THAT THE PAYMENT OF TUITION AND FEES BY ANY STUDENT IN ANY STATE-OPERAT- ED INSTITUTION OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY WHO IS AN ACTIVE OR RETIRED MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, WHETHER OR NOT A RESI- DENT OF THE STATE, SHALL BE PAID AT A RATE OR CHARGE NO GREATER THAN THAT IMPOSED FOR STUDENTS THEREAT WHO ARE RESIDENTS OF THIS STATE. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD08820-01-1
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