senate Bill S2460

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the creation of the Stephentown Memorial library district in the town of Stephentown, county of Rensselaer

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A4326 -

  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 10, 2012 signed chap.23
Apr 02, 2012 delivered to governor
Mar 06, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.210
substituted for s2460
Mar 06, 2012 substituted by a4326
Mar 05, 2012 advanced to third reading
Mar 01, 2012 2nd report cal.
Feb 29, 2012 1st report cal.210
Jan 04, 2012 referred to local government
Jan 21, 2011 referred to local government


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Feb 29, 2012 - Local Government committee Vote

Aye with Reservations
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Local Government Committee Vote: Feb 29, 2012

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S2460 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Law Section:
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง5, Chap 672 of 1993
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S8053A, A11329A

S2460 - Summary

Provides for the creation of the Stephentown Memorial library district in the town of Stephentown, county of Rensselaer, to replace the Stephentown Memorial library association, if approved by the voters of such proposed district.

S2460 - Sponsor Memo

S2460 - Bill Text download pdf

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


                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2011

Introduced  by Sen. McDONALD -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Local Government

AN ACT to provide for the creation of the Stephentown  Memorial  library
  district  in the county of Rensselaer; and to amend chapter 672 of the
  laws of 1993, amending the public  authorities  law  relating  to  the
  construction and financing of facilities for certain public libraries,
  in  relation  to  including  the Stephentown Memorial library district
  within the provisions of such chapter


  Section   1.   Creation   of  library  district.  Notwithstanding  the
provisions of any general, special or local law to the  contrary,  there
may  be  created  pursuant  to  this  act in the county of Rensselaer, a
public library district which shall include all of the town of  Stephen-
town, and shall be known as the "Stephentown Memorial library district".
  S 2. Election. (a) The Stephentown Memorial library district shall not
come  into  existence  unless  and  until  it  is  approved, the initial
proposed budget is approved, and seven trustees are elected by a vote of
the majority of the qualified  voters  in  the  district  voting  in  an
election  held  pursuant  to  this  section.  Upon receipt of a petition
signed by not less than fifty voters qualified  to  vote  at  a  general
election  and  residing  within  the  area of the proposed district, the
board of trustees of the existing Stephentown Memorial  library  associ-
ation  shall give notice of an election to be conducted pursuant to this
act. Such election shall be held within one year of the  effective  date
of  this  act. If a majority of such voters approve the formation of the
district, then the district shall come into existence on the  terms  and
conditions  set forth in this act. At such election the issues shall be:
(i) whether the public library district shall be  created  or  not,  and
whether the initial budget therefor proposed by the board of trustees of
the Stephentown Memorial library association shall be approved or disap-

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


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