senate Bill S1669

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Allows the granting of academic credit at city or state operated institutions to veterans

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 22, 2023 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 20, 2023 advanced to third reading
Mar 16, 2023 2nd report cal.
Mar 15, 2023 1st report cal.513
Jan 13, 2023 referred to higher education

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S1669 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2867
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§355 & 6206, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3950
2013-2014: S3403
2015-2016: S4233
2017-2018: S3674
2019-2020: S2741, A7999
2021-2022: S2680, A914

S1669 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the granting of academic credit at state or city operated institutions to veterans.

S1669 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1669 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1669
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 13, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. ADDABBO, BORRELLO, BROUK, GALLIVAN, HARCKHAM, HOYL-
   MAN-SIGAL, LIU, MYRIE, ORTT, PALUMBO, PERSAUD, SANDERS, THOMAS -- 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 granting academic
   credit at state operated institutions of the state university  of  New
   York and the city university of New York to veterans
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 355 of the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 22 to read as follows:
   22. (A) FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION, THE TERM "VETERAN"  MEANS  A
 RESIDENT  OF  THIS STATE, WHO HAS SERVED IN THE ACTIVE MILITARY OR NAVAL
 SERVICE OF THE UNITED STATES,  AND  WHO  HAS  BEEN  RELEASED  FROM  SUCH
 SERVICE  UNDER  HONORABLE  CONDITIONS, OR WHO HAS BEEN FURLOUGHED TO THE
 RESERVE, OR HAS RESUMED SERVICE BACK IN THE NEW YORK STATE ARMY NATIONAL
 GUARD, NEW YORK AIR NATIONAL GUARD, OR NEW YORK NAVAL MILITIA.
   (B) EVERY VETERAN WHO IS ENROLLED ON A FULL-TIME BASIS  AS  AN  UNDER-
 GRADUATE  STUDENT  IN  GOOD STANDING, AT AN INSTITUTION WITHIN THE STATE
 UNIVERSITY SYSTEM, SHALL UPON APPLICATION BE  GRANTED  ACADEMIC  CREDITS
 WITHOUT  LIMITATION  TOWARDS HIS OR HER DEGREE FOR COMPLETION OF COURSES
 THAT WERE PART OF SUCH VETERAN'S MILITARY TRAINING  OR  SERVICE  IF  THE
 COMPLETED  COURSES  MEET THE STANDARDS OF THE AMERICAN COUNCIL ON EDUCA-
 TION OR ITS EQUIVALENT FOR THE AWARDING OF  ACADEMIC  CREDITS.  NO  FEE,
 TUITION  OR  OTHER CHARGE SHALL BE ASSESSED AGAINST A VETERAN WHO QUALI-
 FIES FOR SUCH CREDIT PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
   (C) THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES SHALL ADOPT SUCH PROCEDURES AS ARE NECESSARY
 TO FULLY IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS SUBDIVISION.
   § 2. Section 6206 of the education law is  amended  by  adding  a  new
 subdivision 22 to read as follows:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03929-01-3
 S. 1669                             2

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