|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 06, 2023||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S4240
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
S4240 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Higher Education
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §668-h, Ed L
- Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S4240 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to establishing the Gold Award and Eagle Scout achievement scholarship; authorizes a scholarship of $500 per year for high school graduates attending a New York state public post-secondary institution who have achieved a Gold Award from the Girl Scouts of the United States of America or an Eagle Scout from the Boy Scouts of America.
S4240 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4240 SPONSOR: WEIK TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to establishing the Gold Award and Eagle Scout achievement scholarship PURPOSE: To create an annual scholarship to a New York State public college or university or students who receive Girl Scouts Gold or Boy Scouts Eagle Awards SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Sec. 1 establishes an annual scholarship to recipients of the Girl Scouts Gold and Boy Scouts Eagle Awards Sec. 2 sets forth eligibility for the award: Available to graduates of a New York high school who attend a public college or university.
S4240 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4240 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 6, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. WEIK -- 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 establishing the Gold Award and Eagle Scout achievement scholarship 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 668-h to read as follows: § 668-H. GOLD AWARD AND EAGLE SCOUT ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP. 1. PURPOSE. THE GOLD AWARD AND EAGLE SCOUT ACHIEVEMENT SCHOLARSHIP IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED FOR THE PURPOSE OF GRANTING SCHOLARSHIP AWARDS TO NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES WHO ACHIEVE A GOLD AWARD FROM THE GIRL SCOUTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR AN EAGLE SCOUT FROM THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA. 2. ELIGIBILITY. TO BE ELIGIBLE FOR SUCH AWARDS, AN APPLICANT MUST HAVE GRADUATED FROM A NEW YORK STATE HIGH SCHOOL, ENROLLED IN AN APPROVED UNDERGRADUATE, FULL-TIME PROGRAM OF STUDY IN A NEW YORK STATE PUBLIC POST-SECONDARY INSTITUTION BEGINNING IN THE TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FOUR-- TWO THOUSAND TWENTY-FIVE ACADEMIC YEAR OR THEREAFTER, AND ACHIEVED A GOLD AWARD FROM THE GIRL SCOUTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA OR AN EAGLE SCOUT FROM THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA. AN APPLICANT SHALL SHOW PROOF OF SUCH GOLD AWARD OR EAGLE SCOUT FROM A GIRL SCOUTS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA COUNCIL, OR BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA COUNCIL LOCATED IN THE STATE. 3. AWARDS. WITHIN AMOUNTS APPROPRIATED THEREFOR, THE PRESIDENT SHALL GRANT AN ANNUAL AWARD TO ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION IN THE AMOUNT OF FIVE HUNDRED DOLLARS FOR NOT MORE THAN FOUR ACADEMIC YEARS OF UNDERGRADUATE STUDY, OR FIVE ACADEMIC YEARS, IF THE PROGRAM OF STUDY NORMALLY REQUIRES FIVE YEARS AS DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER PURSUANT TO ARTICLE THIRTEEN OF THIS CHAPTER. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01081-01-3 S. 4240 2
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