Bill S7747-2009

Extends the provisions of the physician loan forgiveness program

Extends the provisions of the physician loan forgiveness program.

Details

Actions

  • Jun 10, 2010: referred to education
  • Jun 9, 2010: DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • Jun 9, 2010: PASSED SENATE
  • May 28, 2010: ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • May 27, 2010: 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • May 26, 2010: 1ST REPORT CAL.657
  • May 6, 2010: REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION

Votes

VOTE: COMMITTEE VOTE: - Higher Education - May 26, 2010
Ayes (17): Stavisky, Oppenheimer, Schneiderman, Krueger, Parker, Huntley, Foley, Onorato, Serrano, Aubertine, LaValle, Seward, Flanagan, Robach, Griffo, Maziarz, Hannon
Ayes W/R (1): Alesi

Memo

 BILL NUMBER:  S7747

TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend chapter 31 of the laws of 1985, amending the education law and other laws relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, in relation to extending the effectiveness of certain provisions thereof

PURPOSE : Extends the provisions of the physician loan forgiveness program.

SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 17 of chapter 31 of the laws of 1985, amending the education law relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, as amended by section 1 of part I of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008.

JUSTIFICATION : The Regents Physician Loan Forgiveness program inadvertently sunset at the end of 2008-09. This extension would allow the program to continue through the next academic year. The program encourages doctors to serve in high needs areas of the state to help address a physician shortage.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY : New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS : Unknown.

EFFECTIVE DATE : This act shall take effect immediately provided that the scholarship loan forgiveness programs established pursuant to the provisions of this act shall terminate upon the granting of such awards for the 2008-09 school year, provided, however, that the regents physician loan forgiveness program established pursuant to this act shall not terminate until the granting of such awards for the 2010-11 school year, provided that the final disbursement of any multi-year awards granted in such school year shall be paid. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on the same date and in the same manner as part I of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008 took effect.

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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 7747 IN SENATE May 6, 2010 ___________
Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend chapter 31 of the laws of 1985, amending the education law and other laws relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, in relation to extending the effectiveness of certain provisions thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 17 of chapter 31 of the laws of 1985, amending the education law relating to regents scholarships in certain professions, as amended by section 1 of part I of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows: S 17. This act shall take effect immediately; provided, however, that the scholarship and loan forgiveness programs established pursuant to the provisions of this act shall terminate upon the granting of such awards for the 2008-2009 school year PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT THE REGENTS PHYSICIAN LOAN FORGIVENESS PROGRAM ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO THIS ACT SHALL NOT TERMINATE UNTIL THE GRANTING OF SUCH AWARDS FOR THE 2010-11 SCHOOL YEAR, PROVIDED THAT THE FINAL DISBURSEMENT OF ANY MULTI-YEAR AWARDS GRANTED IN SUCH SCHOOL YEAR SHALL BE PAID. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately and shall be deemed to have been in full force and effect on the same date and in the same manner as part I of chapter 57 of the laws of 2008, took effect.

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