senate Bill S6592

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the registration of new curricula or programs of study offered by a not-for-profit college or university

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 23, 2022 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 16, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 11, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 10, 2022 1st report cal.1241
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
May 07, 2021 referred to higher education

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S6592 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8389
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §210-d, Ed L

S6592 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the registration of new curricula or programs of study offered by a not-for-profit college or university; provides for the procedures to have such curricula or programs of study approved by the department of education.

S6592 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6592 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6592
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                May 7, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  the  registration  of
   new curricula or programs of study offered by a not-for-profit college
   or university

   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  210-d
 to read as follows:
   §  210-D.  REGISTRATION OF CURRICULA. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY LAW, RULE
 OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, ANY NEW CURRICULUM OR  PROGRAM  OF  STUDY
 OFFERED  BY  ANY  NOT-FOR-PROFIT  COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY CHARTERED BY THE
 REGENTS OR INCORPORATED BY SPECIAL ACT OF THE LEGISLATURE THAT DOES  NOT
 REQUIRE  A MASTER PLAN AMENDMENT PURSUANT TO SECTION TWO HUNDRED THIRTY-
 SEVEN OF THIS PART, CHARTER AMENDMENT PURSUANT TO  SECTION  TWO  HUNDRED
 SIXTEEN  OF  THIS  PART,  OR LEAD TO PROFESSIONAL LICENSURE, AND THAT IS
 APPROVED BY THE STATE UNIVERSITY BOARD OF TRUSTEES, THE CITY  UNIVERSITY
 BOARD  OF  TRUSTEES, OR THE TRUSTEES OR GOVERNING BODY OF ANY OTHER NOT-
 FOR-PROFIT COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY CHARTERED BY THE REGENTS WHICH (A)  HAS
 MAINTAINED  A PHYSICAL PRESENCE IN THE STATE FOR THE IMMEDIATELY PRECED-
 ING TEN YEARS AND HAS BEEN OPERATED CONTINUOUSLY BY THE  SAME  GOVERNING
 BODY  DURING  THE SAME IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING TEN-YEAR PERIOD, AND (B) IS
 ACCREDITED AND HAS CONTINUED ITS  ACCREDITATION  BY  THE  MIDDLE  STATES
 COMMISSION  ON  HIGHER  EDUCATION  OR  ANOTHER INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITING
 AGENCY RECOGNIZED BY THE SECRETARY OF THE UNITED  STATES  DEPARTMENT  OF
 EDUCATION  OR  THE  DEPARTMENT  FOR THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING TEN YEARS,
 SHALL BE DEEMED REGISTERED WITH THE  DEPARTMENT  FORTY-FIVE  DAYS  AFTER
 NOTIFICATION  OF APPROVAL BY SUCH COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY'S GOVERNING BODY
 AND SUBMISSION OF A COMPLETE APPLICATION FOR REVIEW.  IF  WITHIN  FORTY-
 FIVE DAYS OF SUBMISSION, THE DEPARTMENT DETERMINES THE NEW CURRICULUM OR
 PROGRAM OF STUDY TO BE INCOMPLETE OR INSUFFICIENT, A WRITTEN EXPLANATION
 SHALL BE PROVIDED TO THE INSTITUTION. UPON CURING, THE NEW CURRICULUM OR
 PROGRAM  OF  STUDY SHALL BE DEEMED REGISTERED WITH THE DEPARTMENT THIRTY
 DAYS AFTER RESUBMISSION, OR EARLIER UPON THE DEPARTMENT'S APPROVAL.

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