senate Bill S7699

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prevents institutions from implementing contingencies on the receipt of state funding

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 18, 2022 signed chap.146
delivered to governor
Mar 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
Feb 14, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.396
substituted for a8709
Jan 12, 2022 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 10, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.27
Jan 07, 2022 referred to rules

Votes

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Jan 18, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7699
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jan 10, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S7699
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S7699 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8709
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §665-a, Ed L (as proposed in S.4237-A & A.3136-A)

S7699 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prevents institutions from implementing contingencies on the receipt of state funding by preventing the use of language in agreements regarding mandatory arbitration, internal dispute processes, prohibiting class actions and prohibiting the disclosure of any information in the agreement to anyone.

S7699 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7699 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7699
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              January 7, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  preventing  insti-
   tutions  from implementing contingencies on the receipt of state fund-
   ing
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of section 665-a of the education law, as
 amended by a chapter of the laws of  2021  amending  the  education  law
 relating  to  preventing institutions from implementing contingencies on
 the receipt of state funding, as proposed in legislative  bills  numbers
 S.  4237-A and A. 3136-A, is amended and a new subdivision 3 is added to
 read as follows:
   1. Participation agreement. [(a)] No institution  may  participate  in
 the  general, academic or other award programs described in this article
 unless it shall have entered into a written agreement  with  the  corpo-
 ration  under  which it shall be bound to comply with all laws and rules
 applicable to such programs. [Each participation agreement shall include
 the following terms and conditions:
   (i) An institution shall not, as a condition  of  any  award  or  loan
 pursuant to this article, require any student:
   (1)  submit  to mandatory arbitration to resolve any matter thereafter
 arising under such agreement prior to  the  commencement  of  any  legal
 action to enforce the provisions of such agreement;
   (2)  resolve  a  complaint  relating  to  any award or loan through an
 internal dispute process;
   (3) waive any right, forum,  or  procedure  for  a  violation  of  any
 provision  of  this  chapter,  including  the right to file and pursue a
 civil action, class action or a complaint with, or otherwise notify, any
 state agency, other public prosecutor, law enforcement  agency,  or  any
 court or other governmental entity of any alleged violation; and
   (4)  be prohibited from disclosing, discussing, describing or comment-
 ing upon the terms of the agreement or any violation thereof.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02144-04-2

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