senate Bill S7458

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows the higher education services corporation to consider an applicant's change in income due to the loss of employment in determining eligibility and award amount for the tuition assistance program

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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

S7458 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7050
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §663, Ed L

S7458 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the higher education services corporation to consider an applicant's change in income due to the loss of employment in determining eligibility and award amount for the tuition assistance program; and provides for the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof.

S7458 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7458 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7458
 
                        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  allowing  the  higher
   education  services  corporation  to consider an applicant's change in
   income due to the loss of employment in  determining  eligibility  and
   award  amount  for  the tuition assistance program; and to provide for
   the repeal of such provisions upon the expiration thereof
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  5  of  section  663 of the education law, as
 amended by section 3 of part J of chapter 58 of the  laws  of  2011,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   5.  A.  Adjustments  of  income.  In  the  determination of income for
 purposes of paragraphs a and b  of  subdivision  three  of  section  six
 hundred  sixty-seven  of this part if, during the academic year in which
 the applicant will receive an award, one of either the  parents  of  the
 applicant  or  other  dependent child of such parents, the spouse of the
 applicant, or one or more dependent children of the applicant, in  addi-
 tion  to  the  applicant, will be in full-time attendance in an approved
 program, the combined net taxable income  determined  under  subdivision
 one  of  this  section shall be reduced by three thousand dollars and an
 additional two thousand dollars for each other such person additional to
 the aforesaid persons (including the applicant)  who  will  be  in  such
 attendance,  and  the  resulting  amount  shall be deemed the applicable
 income in determining the applicant's award for the academic year.
   B. FOR THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-ONE--TWO THOUSAND  TWENTY-TWO  ACADEMIC
 YEAR, THE CORPORATION, PURSUANT TO RULES AND REGULATIONS, SHALL CONSIDER
 AN  APPLICANT'S  CHANGE  IN  INCOME DUE TO THE LOSS OF EMPLOYMENT OF THE
 APPLICANT OR PARENT OF THE APPLICANT AND UTILIZE THE APPLICANT'S  INCOME
 REPORTED  IN  NEW  YORK  STATE INCOME TAX RETURNS FOR THE PRIOR CALENDAR
 YEAR IN MAKING ADJUSTMENTS TO ELIGIBILITY AND THE AMOUNT  OF  THE  AWARD
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10667-01-1

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