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File #: Int 1047-2018    Version: Name: Requiring the dept of veterans' services to provide veterans with outreach and education on issues related to higher education.
Type: Introduction Status: Enacted
Committee: Committee on Veterans
On agenda: 7/18/2018
Enactment date: 6/29/2019 Law number: 2019/123
Title: A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing veterans with outreach and engagement on issues related to higher education
Sponsors: Chaim M. Deutsch, Eric A. Ulrich, Paul A. Vallone, Mathieu Eugene, Mark Gjonaj , Inez D. Barron, Robert F. Holden, Ben Kallos, Alicka Ampry-Samuel , Brad S. Lander, Diana Ayala , Carlina Rivera , Stephen T. Levin
Council Member Sponsors: 13
Summary: This bill would require the Department of Veterans’ Services to provide outreach and engagement to veterans about issues related to higher education, including government programs and other resources available to veterans, how to minimize student debt, student loan repayment options, the risks of for-profit or fraudulent colleges and trade schools and how to identify them, and lower-cost alternatives to for-profit higher education. The Department would make the educational materials available on its website, at each Veterans Resource Centers, and in printed form upon request.
Attachments: 1. Summary of Int. No. 1047-A, 2. Summary of Int. No. 1047, 3. Int. No. 1047, 4. July 18, 2018 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 5. Committee Report 12/13/18, 6. Hearing Testimony 12/13/18, 7. Hearing Transcript 12/13/18, 8. Proposed Int. No. 1047-A - 5/22/19, 9. Committee Report 5/28/19, 10. Hearing Transcript 5/28/19, 11. Committee Report - Stated Meeting, 12. May 29, 2019 - Stated Meeting Agenda with Links to Files, 13. Hearing Transcript - Stated Meeting 5-29-19, 14. Int. No. 1047-A (FINAL), 15. Fiscal Impact Statement, 16. Legislative Documents - Letter to the Mayor, 17. Local Law 123, 18. Minutes of the Stated Meeting - May 29, 2019, 19. Minutes of the Recessed Meeting of May 29, 2019 Held on June 13, 2019
Date Ver.Prime SponsorAction ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsMultimedia
7/2/2019AChaim M. Deutsch City Council Returned Unsigned by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
6/29/2019AChaim M. Deutsch Administration City Charter Rule Adopted  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/29/2019AChaim M. Deutsch City Council Sent to Mayor by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/29/2019AChaim M. Deutsch City Council Approved by CouncilPass Action details Meeting details Not available
5/28/2019*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/28/2019*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Veterans Amendment Proposed by Comm  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/28/2019*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Veterans Amended by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
5/28/2019AChaim M. Deutsch Committee on Veterans Approved by CommitteePass Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/2018*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Higher Education Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/2018*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Higher Education Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/2018*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Veterans Laid Over by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/13/2018*Chaim M. Deutsch Committee on Veterans Hearing Held by Committee  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/18/2018*Chaim M. Deutsch City Council Referred to Comm by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available
7/18/2018*Chaim M. Deutsch City Council Introduced by Council  Action details Meeting details Not available

Int. No. 1047-A

 

By Council Members Deutsch, Ulrich, Vallone, Eugene, Gjonaj, Barron, Holden, Kallos, Ampry-Samuel, Lander, Ayala, Rivera and Levin

 

A Local Law to amend the administrative code of the city of New York, in relation to providing veterans with outreach and engagement on issues related to higher education

 

Be it enacted by the Council as follows:

 

Section 1. Chapter 1 of title 31 of the administrative code of the city of New York is amended by adding a new section 31-110 to read as follows:

§ 31-110 Outreach and engagement on issues related to higher education. a. The commissioner, in consultation with the department of consumer affairs and any other agencies identified by the mayor, shall establish and coordinate outreach and engagement efforts to inform veterans about financial issues and resources related to higher education, including, but not limited to: government programs and other resources available to veterans, resources on how to minimize student debt, student loan repayment options and programs for veterans, the risks of for-profit or fraudulent colleges and trade schools, how to identify predatory for-profit institutions and lower-cost alternatives to for-profit higher education.

b. The materials developed pursuant to subdivision a of this section shall be made available on the department’s website, at each veterans resource centers established pursuant to section 31-106 and in printed form upon request.

§ 2.  This local law takes effect immediately.

 

 

 

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LS #6459

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