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S 1250 - Expands Aid For Higher Education to Undocumented Children - New York Key Vote

Zellnor Myrie Co-Sponsored (Introduced) this Legislation.

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Expands Aid For Higher Education to Undocumented Children

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (97-42) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Aid For Higher Education to Undocumented Children

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that expands state aid for higher education to undocumented children.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes a fund commission committed to the educational opportunities of immigrants’ children to raise funds in order to create and raise awareness about scholarships, training programs, and other educational opportunities (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that the commission shall be composed of 12 members that will be appointed as follows, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):

    • 4 members appointed by the Governor;

    • 3 members appointed by the temporary President of the Senate;

    • 3 members appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly; and

    • 1 member appointed by the Minority leader of the Senate and 1 member appointed by the Minority leader of the Assembly

  • Requires that members of the commission shall receive no compensation for their services (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies aid requirements for applicants at high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the New York Dream Fund be funded entirely by private contributions and no state funds shall be appropriated or used by the New York Dream Fund (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual applying to receive awards from the Dream Fund must have been a legal resident of the state of New York for at least 1 year (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any student that is not a legal resident of the state of New York but is a permanent lawful resident may have the payment of tuition, and other fees and charges reduced by state-aided programs and scholarships or other financial assistance awarded (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (40-20) - (Key vote)
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Title: Expands Aid For Higher Education to Undocumented Children

Vote Result
Yea Votes
Nay Votes
Vote Smart's Synopsis:

A vote to pass a bill that expands state aid for higher education to undocumented children.

Highlights:

 

  • Establishes a fund commission committed to the educational opportunities of immigrants’ children to raise funds in order to create and raise awareness about scholarships, training programs, and other educational opportunities (Sec. 1).

  • Requires that the commission shall be composed of 12 members that will be appointed as follows, including, but not limited to (Sec. 1):

    • 4 members appointed by the Governor;

    • 3 members appointed by the temporary President of the Senate;

    • 3 members appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly; and

    • 1 member appointed by the Minority leader of the Senate and 1 member appointed by the Minority leader of the Assembly

  • Requires that members of the commission shall receive no compensation for their services (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies aid requirements for applicants at high school, undergraduate, and graduate levels (Sec. 1).

  • Requires the New York Dream Fund be funded entirely by private contributions and no state funds shall be appropriated or used by the New York Dream Fund (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that an individual applying to receive awards from the Dream Fund must have been a legal resident of the state of New York for at least 1 year (Sec. 1).

  • Specifies that any student that is not a legal resident of the state of New York but is a permanent lawful resident may have the payment of tuition, and other fees and charges reduced by state-aided programs and scholarships or other financial assistance awarded (Sec. 1).

Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Expands Aid For Higher Education to Undocumented Children

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