senate Bill S4634A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Authorizes boards of cooperative educational services to enter into contracts with public libraries for high-speed telecommunications services

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 22, 2010 referred to ways and means
returned to assembly
repassed senate
Jun 09, 2010 amended on third reading (t) 4634a
Jun 09, 2010 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to senate
recalled from assembly
Mar 15, 2010 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Mar 11, 2010 advanced to third reading
Mar 10, 2010 2nd report cal.
Mar 09, 2010 1st report cal.242
Jan 06, 2010 referred to education
Jul 16, 2009 committed to rules
May 18, 2009 advanced to third reading
May 13, 2009 2nd report cal.
May 12, 2009 1st report cal.333
Apr 27, 2009 referred to education

Votes

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Mar 9, 2010 - Education committee Vote

S4634
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S4634 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8673
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1573
2013-2014: S1569

S4634 - Summary

Authorizes boards of cooperative educational services to enter into contracts with public libraries for high-speed telecommunications services.

S4634 - Sponsor Memo

S4634 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  4634

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  OPPENHEIMER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing boards  of
  cooperative  educational  services to enter into contracts with public
  libraries for high-speed  telecommunications  services  and  community
  relations services

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the  educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 8 to read as follows:
  (8) TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH INDIVIDUAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES OR PUBLIC
LIBRARY  SYSTEMS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING: (I) HIGH-SPEED TELECOMMU-
NICATIONS SERVICES INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED  TO,  HIGH-SPEED  INTERNET
SERVICES  AND  ANY  OTHER TYPES OF TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICE OR SYSTEM;
AND/OR (II) COMMUNITY RELATIONS  SERVICES.  FOR  THE  PURPOSES  OF  THIS
SUBPARAGRAPH   "COMMUNITY  RELATIONS  SERVICES"  SHALL  MEAN  THAT  SUCH
LIBRARIES OR LIBRARY SYSTEMS, EITHER INDIVIDUALLY OR COOPERATIVELY,  MAY
MORE  EFFECTIVELY  AND  COST  EFFECTIVELY  ESTABLISH  COMMUNITY OUTREACH
PROGRAMS TO DISSEMINATE INFORMATION ON THE STRENGTHS OF UTILIZING PUBLIC
LIBRARIES AS A POSITIVE EDUCATIONAL TOOL AND RESOURCE FOR  STUDENTS  AND
THE  GENERAL  PUBLIC. ANY SUCH PROPOSED CONTRACT SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE
REVIEW AND APPROVAL OF THE  COMMISSIONER,  WHO  MAY  ONLY  APPROVE  SUCH
PROPOSED  CONTRACT  WHEN,  IN SUCH COMMISSIONER'S OPINION, SUCH CONTRACT
WILL RESULT IN: (A) A MORE ECONOMICAL UTILIZATION OF EXISTING  BOARD  OF
COOPERATIVE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES HIGH-SPEED TELECOMMUNICATIONS OR COMMU-
NITY  RELATION SERVICES OR RESOURCES; AND (B) A MORE ECONOMICAL UTILIZA-
TION OF EXISTING LIBRARY RESOURCES. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A FIND-
ING, IN WRITING, MAKING ANY DETERMINATION PURSUANT TO THIS SUBPARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11207-01-9

Co-Sponsors

S4634A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8673
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S1573
2013-2014: S1569

S4634A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes boards of cooperative educational services to enter into contracts with public libraries for high-speed telecommunications services.

S4634A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4634A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 4634--A
    Cal. No. 242

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 27, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  OPPENHEIMER,  DIAZ,  MONTGOMERY, THOMPSON -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Education -- recommitted to the Committee on Education in
  accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said
  committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered  to  a  third
  reading,  passed  by  Senate  and delivered to the Assembly, recalled,
  vote reconsidered, restored to  third  reading,  amended  and  ordered
  reprinted, retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing boards of
  cooperative educational services to enter into contracts  with  public
  libraries for high-speed telecommunications services

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Paragraph h of subdivision 4 of section 1950 of the  educa-
tion law is amended by adding a new subparagraph 8 to read as follows:
  (8) TO ENTER INTO CONTRACTS WITH INDIVIDUAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES OR PUBLIC
LIBRARY  SYSTEMS  FOR  THE  PURPOSE OF PROVIDING HIGH-SPEED TELECOMMUNI-
CATIONS SERVICES INCLUDING, BUT  NOT  LIMITED  TO,  HIGH-SPEED  INTERNET
SERVICES.  ANY SUCH PROPOSED CONTRACT SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE REVIEW AND
APPROVAL  OF  THE  COMMISSIONER,  WHO  MAY  ONLY  APPROVE  SUCH PROPOSED
CONTRACT WHEN, IN SUCH COMMISSIONER'S OPINION, SUCH CONTRACT:  (A)  WILL
RESULT IN A MORE ECONOMICAL UTILIZATION OF EXISTING BOARD OF COOPERATIVE
EDUCATIONAL SERVICES HIGH-SPEED TELECOMMUNICATIONS SERVICES OR RESOURCES
THAN  WOULD  BE  ACHIEVED  WERE SUCH CONTRACT NOT APPROVED; (B) WILL NOT
DISRUPT THE LEVEL OF SERVICES TO COMPONENT  SCHOOL  DISTRICTS;  AND  (C)
WILL  RESULT  IN  A  MORE  ECONOMICAL  UTILIZATION  OF  EXISTING LIBRARY
RESOURCES. THE COMMISSIONER SHALL ISSUE A FINDING,  IN  WRITING,  MAKING
ANY DETERMINATION PURSUANT TO THIS SUBPARAGRAPH.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred twentieth day after
it shall have become a law.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11207-05-0

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