senate Bill S7454

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to transferring credits from a CUNY community college to a New York state university

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Oct 20, 2021 referred to rules

S7454 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6178
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6303, add §208-b, Ed L

S7454 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to allowing CUNY community college students to transfer all earned credits to a New York state university.

S7454 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7454 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7454
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             October 20, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COMRIE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  transferring  credits
   from a CUNY community college to a New York state university
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 6303 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
 new subdivision 3-a to read as follows:
   3-A.  CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY COLLEGE CURRICULA SHALL BE
 DESIGNED TO ENABLE STUDENTS THE ABILITY TO  TRANSFER  CREDITS  FOR  SUCH
 CURRICULA  TO  A  STATE  UNIVERSITY.  SUCH TRANSFERABLE CREDITS SHALL BE
 ACCEPTED BY A STATE UNIVERSITY OR ACCEPTED AS AN EQUIVALENT CREDIT TO  A
 COURSE PROVIDED BY SUCH UNIVERSITY.
   §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new section 208-b to
 read as follows:
   § 208-B. CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK  COMMUNITY  COLLEGE  CREDENTIALS;
 TRANSFERS.  THE STATE UNIVERSITY SHALL COLLABORATE WITH THE CITY UNIVER-
 SITY OF NEW YORK TRUSTEES TO ENSURE STUDENTS  THE  ABILITY  TO  TRANSFER
 CURRICULA  CREDITS  FROM A CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COMMUNITY COLLEGE
 TO A STATE UNIVERSITY.  SUCH TRANSFERABLE CREDITS SHALL BE ACCEPTED BY A
 STATE UNIVERSITY OR  ACCEPTED  AS  AN  EQUIVALENT  CREDIT  TO  A  COURSE
 PROVIDED BY SUCH UNIVERSITY.
   §  3.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amendment and/or
 repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
 this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
 on or before such effective date.
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD09482-01-1


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