|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
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|Jan 06, 2010||referred to education|
|Jan 12, 2009||referred to education|
senate Bill S692
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S692 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
S692 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S692 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring training for library trustees and providing state aid for library trustee training PURPOSE : This bill would require trustees of public libraries to complete at least six hours of training regarding financial oversight, accountability, and the fiduciary, policy, and governance responsibilities of their position. It also provides for funding, curriculum development, and implementation of this training. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS : Adds a new section 273-b to the Education Law. This new section requires library trustees to complete at least six hours of training regarding their responsibilities, allocates funding for this purpose, provides for the development of curriculum and content, and establishes an advisory committee to assist the Commissioner. EXISTING LAW : Section 2102-a of the Education Law, as added by Chapter 263 of the Laws of 2005, requires similar training for trustees/board members of school districts and BOCES.
S692 - Bill Text download pdf
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