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S02378 Summary:

BILL NOS02378B
 
SAME ASSAME AS A09640, SAME AS A02597-A
 
SPONSORPERALTA
 
COSPNSRAVELLA, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, DIAZ, DILAN, ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS, GIPSON, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KLEIN, KRUEGER, LATIMER, MONTGOMERY, PARKER, RIVERA, SAMPSON, SANDERS, SAVINO, SERRANO, SMITH, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, TKACZYK, VALESKY
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add S609, rpld S661 sub 3, amd SS661, 355, 6206, 6305, 6451, 6452, 6455 & 695-e, Ed L
 
Enacts the New York state DREAM ACT by creating the New York DREAM fund commission and amends eligibility requirements and conditions governing certain awards.
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S02378 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         2378--B
 
                               2013-2014 Regular Sessions
 
                    IN SENATE
 
                                    January 17, 2013
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  Sens.  PERALTA,  AVELLA, BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, DIAZ, DILAN,
          ESPAILLAT, GIANARIS, GIPSON, HASSELL-THOMPSON, HOYLMAN, KLEIN,  KRUEG-
          ER,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,  RIVERA,  SAMPSON, SANDERS, SAVINO, SERRANO,
          SMITH, SQUADRON, STAVISKY, STEWART-COUSINS, TKACZYK, VALESKY  --  read
          twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the

          Committee on Higher Education  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on
          Education  in  accordance  with  Senate  Rule  6,  sec. 8 -- committee
          discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
          to said committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
          reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
 
        AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating the New York
          DREAM fund commission; eligibility requirements and conditions govern-
          ing general awards, academic performance  awards  and  student  loans;
          eligibility  requirements  for  assistance  under the higher education
          opportunity programs and the collegiate science and  technology  entry
          program; financial aid opportunities for students of the state univer-
          sity  of  New  York,  the  city  university  of New York and community

          colleges; and the program requirements for the New York state  college
          choice tuition savings program; and to repeal subdivision 3 of section
          661 of such law relating thereto
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. This act shall be known and may be cited as the  "New  York
     2  state DREAM Act".
     3    §  2. The education law is amended by adding a new section 609 to read
     4  as follows:
     5    § 609. New York DREAM fund commission.  1. (a) There shall be  created
     6  a  New  York DREAM fund commission which shall be committed to advancing
     7  the educational opportunities of the children of immigrants.
     8    (b) The New York DREAM fund commission shall  be  composed  of  twelve
     9  members to be appointed as follows:
 

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD07742-06-4

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     1    (i) Four members shall be appointed by the governor;
     2    (ii)  Three  members  shall be appointed by the temporary president of
     3  the senate;
     4    (iii) Three members shall be appointed by the speaker of the assembly;
     5    (iv) One member shall be appointed  by  the  minority  leader  of  the
     6  senate;
     7    (v) One member shall be appointed by the minority leader of the assem-
     8  bly;
     9    (c)  To  the  extent  practicable,  members  of  such commission shall

    10  reflect the racial, ethnic, gender, language, and  geographic  diversity
    11  of the state.
    12    (d)  To  the  extent  practicable,  members  of  such commission shall
    13  include college and university administrators  and  faculty,  and  other
    14  individuals  committed to advancing the educational opportunities of the
    15  children of immigrants.
    16    (e) Members of the New York DREAM fund  commission  shall  receive  no
    17  compensation for their services.
    18    2. (a) The New York DREAM fund commission shall have the power to:
    19    (i) Administer the provisions of this section;
    20    (ii) Create and raise funds for the New York DREAM fund;
    21    (iii)  Establish a not-for-profit entity charged with the responsibil-

    22  ity of raising funds for the administration  of  this  section  and  any
    23  educational or training programs such commission is tasked with adminis-
    24  trating  and  funding scholarships to students who are children of immi-
    25  grants to the United States;
    26    (iv) Publicize the availability of such scholarships from the New York
    27  DREAM fund;
    28    (v) Develop criteria and a selection process  for  the  recipients  of
    29  scholarships from the New York DREAM fund;
    30    (vi) Research issues pertaining to the availability of assistance with
    31  the  costs  of higher education for the children of immigrants and other
    32  issues regarding access for and the performance of the children of immi-
    33  grants within higher education;

    34    (vii) Establish, publicize, and administer training programs for  high
    35  school  counselors,  admissions  officers, and financial aid officers of
    36  institutions of higher education. The training programs  shall  instruct
    37  participants on the educational opportunities available to college-bound
    38  students  who are the children of immigrants, including, but not limited
    39  to, in-state tuition and scholarship programs. To the  extent  practica-
    40  ble, the New York DREAM fund commission shall offer the training program
    41  to  school  districts  and  boards  of  cooperative educational services
    42  throughout the state, provided however, that priority shall be given  to
    43  school  districts  and  boards  of cooperative educational services with

    44  larger number of students who are the children of immigrants over school
    45  districts and boards of cooperative  educational  services  with  lesser
    46  number of students who are the children of immigrants;
    47    (viii)  Establish  a  public  awareness campaign regarding educational
    48  opportunities available to college bound students who are  the  children
    49  of immigrants; and
    50    (ix)  Establish,  by  rule,  procedures  for  accepting and evaluating
    51  applications for scholarships from the children of immigrants and  issu-
    52  ing scholarships to selected student applicants;
    53    (b)  To  receive  a  scholarship  pursuant  to this section, a student
    54  applicant must meet the following qualifications:

    55    (i) Have resided with his or her parents or guardians while  attending
    56  a public or private high school in this state;

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     1    (ii)  Have  graduated from a public or private high school or received
     2  the equivalent of a high school diploma in this state;
     3    (iii)  Have attended a public or private high school in this state for
     4  at least two years as of the date he or she graduated from  high  school
     5  or received the equivalent of a high school diploma;
     6    (iv) Have at least one parent or guardian who immigrated to the United
     7  States.
     8    (c)  The  New  York  DREAM fund commission and the New York DREAM fund

     9  shall be funded entirely by private contributions  and  no  state  funds
    10  shall  be  appropriated to or used by the New York DREAM fund.  No funds
    11  of the New York DREAM fund or the New York DREAM fund  commission  shall
    12  be  transferred to the general fund or any special revenue fund or shall
    13  be used for any purpose other  than  the  purposes  set  forth  in  this
    14  section.
    15    3.  The  New  York  DREAM  fund commission and the New York DREAM fund
    16  shall be subject to the provisions of articles six and seven and section
    17  seventy-four of the public officers law.
    18    § 3. Subdivision 3 of section 661 of the education law is REPEALED.
    19    § 4. Paragraph a of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law,

    20  as amended by chapter 466 of the laws of 1977, is  amended  to  read  as
    21  follows:
    22    a.  (i)  Except  as provided in subdivision two of section six hundred
    23  seventy-four of this part and subparagraph (ii) of  this  paragraph,  an
    24  applicant  for  an award at the undergraduate level of study must either
    25  [(i)] (a) have been a legal resident of the state for at least one  year
    26  immediately  preceding the beginning of the semester, quarter or term of
    27  attendance for which application for assistance is made, or  [(ii)]  (b)
    28  be  a  legal resident of the state and have been a legal resident during
    29  his last two semesters of high school either  prior  to  graduation,  or
    30  prior  to  admission  to college. Provided further that persons shall be
    31  eligible to receive awards under  section  six  hundred  sixty-eight  or

    32  section  six  hundred  sixty-nine  of  this part who are currently legal
    33  residents of the state and are otherwise qualified.
    34    (ii) An applicant who is not a legal resident of  the  state  eligible
    35  pursuant  to  subparagraph (i) of this paragraph, but is a United States
    36  citizen, a permanent lawful resident, a lawful non-immigrant alien or an
    37  applicant without lawful immigration status shall  be  eligible  for  an
    38  award at the undergraduate level of study provided that the student:
    39    (a)  attended  a registered New York state high school for two or more
    40  years, graduated from a  registered  New  York  state  high  school  and
    41  applied  for  attendance  at the institution of higher education for the

    42  undergraduate study for which an award is sought within  five  years  of
    43  receiving a New York state high school diploma; or
    44    (b)  attended  an  approved  New  York  state program for a state high
    45  school equivalency diploma, received a  state  high  school  equivalency
    46  diploma  and  applied for attendance at the institution of higher educa-
    47  tion for the undergraduate study for which an  award  is  sought  within
    48  five years of receiving a state high school equivalency diploma; or
    49    (c)  is  otherwise  eligible  for the payment of tuition and fees at a
    50  rate no greater than that imposed for resident  students  of  the  state
    51  university  of  New  York,  the city university of New York or community

    52  colleges as prescribed in subparagraph eight of paragraph h of  subdivi-
    53  sion  two of section three hundred fifty-five or paragraph (a) of subdi-
    54  vision seven of section sixty-two hundred six of this chapter.
    55    Provided, further, that a student without  lawful  immigration  status
    56  shall  also  be  required  to file an affidavit with such institution of

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     1  higher education stating that the student has filed  an  application  to
     2  legalize his or her immigration status, or will file such an application
     3  as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.
     4    § 5. Paragraph b of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law,
     5  as  amended  by  chapter  466 of the laws of 1977, is amended to read as
     6  follows:

     7    b. [An] (i) Except as otherwise provided in subparagraph (ii) of  this
     8  paragraph, an applicant for an award at the graduate level of study must
     9  either  [(i)]  (a)  have been a legal resident of the state for at least
    10  one year immediately preceding the beginning of the semester, quarter or
    11  term of attendance for which application  for  assistance  is  made,  or
    12  [(ii)]  (b) be a legal resident of the state and have been a legal resi-
    13  dent during his last academic  year  of  undergraduate  study  and  have
    14  continued  to  be  a  legal resident until matriculation in the graduate
    15  program.
    16    (ii) An applicant who is not a legal resident of  the  state  eligible
    17  pursuant  to  subparagraph (i) of this paragraph, but is a United States

    18  citizen, a permanent lawful resident, a lawful non-immigrant alien or an
    19  applicant without lawful immigration status shall  be  eligible  for  an
    20  award at the undergraduate level of study provided that the student:
    21    (a)  attended a registered approved New York state high school for two
    22  or more years, graduated from a registered New York  state  high  school
    23  and  applied  for  attendance at the institution of higher education for
    24  the graduate study for which an award is  sought  within  ten  years  of
    25  receiving a New York state high school diploma; or
    26    (b)  attended  an  approved  New  York  state program for a state high
    27  school equivalency diploma, received a  state  high  school  equivalency

    28  diploma  and  applied for attendance at the institution of higher educa-
    29  tion for the graduate study for which an  award  is  sought  within  ten
    30  years of receiving a state high school equivalency diploma; or
    31    (c)  is  otherwise  eligible  for the payment of tuition and fees at a
    32  rate no greater than that imposed for resident  students  of  the  state
    33  university  of  New  York,  the city university of New York or community
    34  colleges as prescribed in subparagraph eight of paragraph h of  subdivi-
    35  sion  two of section three hundred fifty-five or paragraph (a) of subdi-
    36  vision seven of section sixty-two hundred six of this chapter.
    37    Provided, further, that a student without  lawful  immigration  status

    38  shall  also  be  required  to file an affidavit with such institution of
    39  higher education stating that the student has filed  an  application  to
    40  legalize his or her immigration status, or will file such an application
    41  as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.
    42    § 6. Paragraph d of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law,
    43  as  amended  by  chapter  844 of the laws of 1975, is amended to read as
    44  follows:
    45    d. If an applicant for an award allocated on a  geographic  basis  has
    46  more  than  one  residence  in  this state, his or her residence for the
    47  purpose of this article shall be his or her place  of  actual  residence
    48  during  the major part of the year while attending school, as determined
    49  by the commissioner; and further provided that an applicant who does not

    50  have a residence in this state and is eligible for an award pursuant  to
    51  subparagraph  (ii) of paragraph a or subparagraph (ii) of paragraph b of
    52  this subdivision shall be deemed to reside in the geographic area of the
    53  institution of higher education in which he or she attends for  purposes
    54  of an award allocated on a geographic basis.

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     1    § 7. Paragraph e of subdivision 5 of section 661 of the education law,
     2  as  added  by  chapter  630  of  the laws of 2005, is amended to read as
     3  follows:
     4    e.  Notwithstanding any other provision of this article to the contra-
     5  ry, the New York state [residency]  eligibility  [requirement]  require-

     6  ments for receipt of awards [is] set forth in paragraphs a and b of this
     7  subdivision  are  waived  for  a member, or the spouse or dependent of a
     8  member, of the armed forces of the United  States  on  full-time  active
     9  duty and stationed in this state.
    10    §  8. Paragraph h of subdivision 2 of section 355 of the education law
    11  is amended by adding a new subparagraph 10 to read as follows:
    12    (10) Such regulations shall further provide that any  student  who  is
    13  not a legal resident of New York state but is a United States citizen, a
    14  permanent  lawful resident, a lawful non-immigrant alien or an applicant
    15  without lawful immigration status may have the payment  of  tuition  and
    16  other  fees and charges reduced by state-aided programs, scholarships or

    17  other financial assistance awarded  under  the  provisions  of  articles
    18  thirteen,  thirteen-A, fourteen and fourteen-A of this chapter, provided
    19  that the student meets the requirements set forth in  subparagraph  (ii)
    20  of  paragraph  a or subparagraph (ii) of paragraph b of subdivision five
    21  of section six hundred sixty-one of this chapter, as applicable.
    22    § 9. Subdivision 7 of section 6206 of the education law is amended  by
    23  adding a new paragraph (d) to read as follows:
    24    (d)  The  trustees shall further provide that any student who is not a
    25  legal resident of New York state but  is  a  United  States  citizen,  a
    26  permanent  lawful resident, a lawful non-immigrant alien or an applicant
    27  without lawful immigration status may have the payment  of  tuition  and

    28  other  fees and charges reduced by state-aided programs, scholarships or
    29  other financial assistance awarded  under  the  provisions  of  articles
    30  thirteen,  thirteen-A, fourteen and fourteen-A of this chapter, provided
    31  that the student meets the requirements set forth in  subparagraph  (ii)
    32  of  paragraph  a or subparagraph (ii) of paragraph b of subdivision five
    33  of section six hundred sixty-one of this chapter, as applicable.
    34    § 10. Section 6305 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a  new
    35  subdivision 8-a to read as follows:
    36    8-a.  The  payment  of tuition and other fees and charges of a student
    37  who is attending a community college and who is not a legal resident  of
    38  New  York state but is a United States citizen, a permanent lawful resi-

    39  dent, a lawful non-immigrant alien or an applicant without lawful  immi-
    40  gration  status may be reduced by state-aided programs, scholarships and
    41  other financial assistance awarded  under  the  provisions  of  articles
    42  thirteen,  thirteen-A, fourteen and fourteen-A of this chapter, provided
    43  that the student meets the requirements set forth in  subparagraph  (ii)
    44  of  paragraph  a or subparagraph (ii) of paragraph b of subdivision five
    45  of section six hundred sixty-one of this chapter, as applicable.
    46    § 11. Paragraph d of subdivision 3 of section 6451  of  the  education
    47  law,  as  amended by chapter 149 of the laws of 1972, is amended to read
    48  as follows:
    49    d. Any necessary supplemental financial assistance, which may  include

    50  the  cost of books and necessary maintenance for such enrolled students,
    51  including students without lawful immigration status provided  that  the
    52  student  meets  the requirements set forth in subparagraph (ii) of para-
    53  graph a or subparagraph (ii) of  paragraph  b  of  subdivision  five  of
    54  section  six hundred sixty-one of this chapter, as applicable; provided,
    55  however, that such supplemental financial assistance shall be  furnished

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     1  pursuant  to  criteria promulgated by the commissioner with the approval
     2  of the director of the budget.
     3    § 12. Subparagraph (v) of paragraph a of subdivision 4 of section 6452
     4  of  the  education  law, as added by chapter 917 of the laws of 1970, is
     5  amended to read as follows:

     6    (v) Any necessary supplemental financial assistance, which may include
     7  the cost of books and necessary maintenance for such students, including
     8  students without lawful immigration status  provided  that  the  student
     9  meets  the requirements set forth in subparagraph (ii) of paragraph a or
    10  subparagraph (ii) of paragraph b of  subdivision  five  of  section  six
    11  hundred  sixty-one  of  this  chapter, as applicable; provided, however,
    12  that such supplemental financial assistance shall be furnished  pursuant
    13  to criteria promulgated by such universities and approved by the regents
    14  and the director of the budget.
    15    §  13. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 6455 of the education
    16  law, as added by chapter 285 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read  as
    17  follows:

    18    (a)  (i) Undergraduate science and technology entry program moneys may
    19  be used for tutoring, counseling, remedial and special  summer  courses,
    20  supplemental  financial  assistance,  program  administration, and other
    21  activities which the commissioner may deem appropriate. To  be  eligible
    22  for  undergraduate  collegiate  science  and  technology  entry  program
    23  support, a student must be a resident of New York [who is], or meet  the
    24  requirements  of subparagraph (ii) of this paragraph, and must be either
    25  economically disadvantaged or from a minority group  historically  under
    26  represented  in  the  scientific,  technical,  health and health-related
    27  professions, and [who demonstrates] must demonstrate interest in  and  a
    28  potential for a professional career if provided special services. Eligi-

    29  ble students must be in good academic standing, enrolled full time in an
    30  approved,  undergraduate  level  program  of  study,  as  defined by the
    31  regents.
    32    (ii) An applicant who is not a legal resident of New York  state,  but
    33  who  is  a  United States citizen, a permanent lawful resident, a lawful
    34  non-immigrant alien or an applicant without lawful  immigration  status,
    35  shall  be  eligible  for  an  award  at the undergraduate level of study
    36  provided that the student:
    37    (1) attended a registered New York state high school for two  or  more
    38  years,  graduated  from  a  registered  New  York  state high school and
    39  applied for attendance at the institution of higher  education  for  the
    40  undergraduate  study  for  which an award is sought within five years of

    41  receiving a New York state high school diploma; or
    42    (2) attended an approved New York  state  program  for  a  state  high
    43  school  equivalency  diploma,  received  a state high school equivalency
    44  diploma and applied for attendance at the institution of  higher  educa-
    45  tion  for  the  undergraduate  study for which an award is sought within
    46  five years  of  receiving  a  state  high  school  equivalency  diploma,
    47  attended  an  approved New York state high school for two or more years,
    48  graduated from an approved New York state high school  and  applied  for
    49  attendance  at  an  institution of higher education within five years of
    50  receiving a New York state high school diploma; or

    51    (3) is otherwise eligible for the payment of tuition  and  fees  at  a
    52  rate  no  greater  than  that imposed for resident students of the state
    53  university of New York, the city university of  New  York  or  community
    54  colleges  as prescribed in subparagraph eight of paragraph h of subdivi-
    55  sion two of section three hundred fifty-five or paragraph (a) of  subdi-
    56  vision seven of section sixty-two hundred six of this chapter.

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     1    Provided,  further,  that  a student without lawful immigration status
     2  shall also be required to file an affidavit  with  such  institution  of
     3  higher  education  stating  that the student has filed an application to

     4  legalize his or immigration status, or will file such an application  as
     5  soon as he or she is eligible to do so.
     6    §  14. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 6455 of the education
     7  law, as added by chapter 285 of the laws of 1986, is amended to read  as
     8  follows:
     9    (a)  (i)  Graduate  science and technology entry program moneys may be
    10  used for recruitment, academic enrichment, career planning, supplemental
    11  financial assistance, review for licensing examinations, program  admin-
    12  istration,  and  other activities which the commissioner may deem appro-
    13  priate. To be eligible for graduate collegiate  science  and  technology
    14  entry  program  support,  a  student must be a resident of New York [who
    15  is], or meet the requirements of subparagraph (ii)  of  this  paragraph,

    16  and  must  be either economically disadvantaged or from a minority group
    17  historically underrepresented in the scientific, technical  and  health-
    18  related  professions.  Eligible students must be in good academic stand-
    19  ing, enrolled full time  in  an  approved  graduate  level  program,  as
    20  defined by the regents.
    21    (ii)  An  applicant who is not a legal resident of New York state, but
    22  either is a United States citizen, a permanent lawful resident, a lawful
    23  non-immigrant alien or an applicant without  lawful  immigration  status
    24  shall  be  eligible  for  an  award  at the undergraduate level of study
    25  provided that the student:
    26    (1) attended a registered approved New York state high school for  two
    27  or  more  years,  graduated from a registered New York state high school

    28  and applied for attendance at the institution of  higher  education  for
    29  the  graduate  study  for  which  an award is sought within ten years of
    30  receiving a New York state high school diploma; or
    31    (2) attended an approved New York  state  program  for  a  state  high
    32  school  equivalency  diploma,  received  a state high school equivalency
    33  diploma and applied for attendance at the institution of  higher  educa-
    34  tion  for  the  graduate  study  for which an award is sought within ten
    35  years of receiving a state high school equivalency diploma; or
    36    (3) is otherwise eligible for the payment of tuition  and  fees  at  a
    37  rate  no  greater  than  that imposed for resident students of the state

    38  university of New York, the city university of  New  York  or  community
    39  colleges  as prescribed in subparagraph eight of paragraph h of subdivi-
    40  sion two of section three hundred fifty-five or paragraph (a) of  subdi-
    41  vision seven of section sixty-two hundred six of this chapter.
    42    Provided,  further,  that  a student without lawful immigration status
    43  shall also be required to file an affidavit  with  such  institution  of
    44  higher  education  stating  that the student has filed an application to
    45  legalize his or her immigration status, or will file such an application
    46  as soon as he or she is eligible to do so.
    47    § 15. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph a  of  subdivision  2  of  section
    48  695-e  of  the  education  law, as amended by chapter 593 of the laws of

    49  2003, is amended to read as follows:
    50    (i) the name, address and social security number [or], employer  iden-
    51  tification  number,  or individual taxpayer identification number of the
    52  account owner unless a family tuition account that was in  effect  prior
    53  to  the  effective date of the chapter of the laws of two thousand four-
    54  teen that amended this subparagraph does not allow for a taxpayer  iden-
    55  tification  number, in which case a taxpayer identification number shall
    56  be allowed upon the expiration of the contract;

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     1    § 16. Subparagraph (iii) of paragraph a of subdivision  2  of  section
     2  695-e  of  the  education  law, as amended by chapter 593 of the laws of
     3  2003, is amended to read as follows:

     4    (iii)  the  name,  address, and social security number, employer iden-
     5  tification number, or individual taxpayer identification number  of  the
     6  designated  beneficiary,  unless  a  family  tuition account that was in
     7  effect prior to the effective date of the chapter of  the  laws  of  two
     8  thousand  fourteen  that  amended this subparagraph does not allow for a
     9  taxpayer identification number, in which case a taxpayer  identification
    10  number shall be allowed upon the expiration of the contract; and
    11    §  17.  The president of the higher education services corporation, in
    12  consultation with the commissioner  of  education,  shall  establish  an
    13  application  form  and  procedures  that shall allow a student applicant
    14  that meets the requirements set forth in subparagraph (ii) of  paragraph

    15  (a)  or subparagraph (ii) of paragraph b of subdivision 5 of section 661
    16  of the education law to apply directly to the higher education  services
    17  corporation or education department for applicable awards without having
    18  to submit information to any other state or federal agency. All informa-
    19  tion  contained  within  the applications filed with such corporation or
    20  department shall be deemed confidential.
    21    § 18. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that:
    22    (a) section two of this act shall take effect January 1, 2015;
    23    (b) sections fifteen and sixteen of this act shall take effect on  the
    24  ninetieth  day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that
    25  any rule or regulation necessary for the timely implementation  of  this
    26  act  on its effective date shall be promulgated on or before such effec-
    27  tive date; and

    28    (c) sections three through fourteen and section seventeen of this  act
    29  shall take effect on the ninetieth day after the issuance of regulations
    30  and the development of an application form by the president of the high-
    31  er  education  services  corporation and commissioner of education or on
    32  the ninetieth day after it shall have become a law, whichever  shall  be
    33  later; provided, however that effective immediately the addition, amend-
    34  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
    35  tation  of  this act on its effective date is authorized and directed to
    36  be made and completed on or before such date; provided, further,  howev-
    37  er,  that the president of the higher education services corporation and
    38  the commissioner of education shall notify the legislative bill drafting
    39  commission upon the occurrence of the issuance of  the  regulations  and

    40  the  development of an application form in order that the commission may
    41  maintain an accurate and timely effective data base of the official text
    42  of the laws of the state of New York in furtherance of effectuating  the
    43  provisions  of section 44 of the legislative law and section 70-b of the
    44  public officers law.
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