senate Bill S4174A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires distribution of information on obtaining library card and application to all students

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 01, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to education
Jun 13, 2011 reported and committed to rules
May 04, 2011 print number 4174a
amend and recommit to education
Mar 22, 2011 referred to education

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S4174 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8976
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §815, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11036A
2011-2012: A6239A

S4174 - Summary

Requires distribution of information on obtaining library card and application to all students.

S4174 - Sponsor Memo

S4174 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4174

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. OPPENHEIMER, ADDABBO, ESPAILLAT, HUNTLEY, MONTGOM-
  ERY, SAMPSON, STAVISKY -- 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 requiring school
  districts to distribute to students in each  school  building  written
  information about the public library and how to obtain a library card

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 815 to
read as follows:
  S 815. DISTRIBUTION OF PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD APPLICATION  MATERIALS.  1.
DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  A.  "SCHOOL  DISTRICT"  SHALL  MEAN  ANY PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE
STATE OF NEW YORK THAT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE SCHOOLS WITH ANY COMBINATION
OF GRADES FROM AND INCLUDING KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE WHICH  IS
LOCATED OUTSIDE OF NEW YORK CITY.
  B.  "PUBLIC  LIBRARY"  SHALL MEAN ANY PUBLIC OR ASSOCIATION LIBRARY AS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE OF THIS TITLE WHICH IS LOCATED
OUTSIDE OF NEW YORK CITY.
  2. EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO DISSEMINATE INFORMATIONAL
MATERIALS ABOUT THE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND APPLICATIONS FOR  PUBLIC  LIBRARY
CARDS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AS FOLLOWS:
  A.  ANNUALLY  TO EVERY STUDENT OF SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT UPON HIS OR HER
ENTRY INTO KINDERGARTEN, GRADE SIX AND GRADE NINE;
  B. TO EVERY STUDENT UPON HIS OR HER ENROLLMENT AS A NEW STUDENT;
  C. AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES IN THE MAIN OR CENTRAL OFFICE IN EACH SCHOOL
WITHIN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS WHO WISH  TO  OBTAIN
SUCH MATERIALS; AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09184-01-1

S. 4174                             2

Co-Sponsors

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S4174A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8976
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §815, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11036A
2011-2012: A6239A

S4174A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires distribution of information on obtaining library card and application to all students.

S4174A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4174A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4174--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 22, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. OPPENHEIMER, ADDABBO, ESPAILLAT, HUNTLEY, MONTGOM-
  ERY, SAMPSON, STAVISKY -- read twice and  ordered  printed,  and  when
  printed  to  be  committed  to the Committee on Education -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  requiring  school
  districts  to  distribute  to students in each school building written
  information about the public library and how to obtain a library card

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 815 to
read as follows:
  S  815.  DISTRIBUTION OF PUBLIC LIBRARY CARD APPLICATION MATERIALS. 1.
DEFINITIONS. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
BE DEFINED AS FOLLOWS:
  A. "SCHOOL DISTRICT" SHALL MEAN ANY  PUBLIC  SCHOOL  DISTRICT  IN  THE
STATE OF NEW YORK THAT CONTAINS ONE OR MORE SCHOOLS WITH ANY COMBINATION
OF  GRADES FROM AND INCLUDING KINDERGARTEN THROUGH GRADE TWELVE WHICH IS
LOCATED OUTSIDE OF NEW YORK CITY.
  B. "PUBLIC LIBRARY" SHALL MEAN ANY PUBLIC OR  ASSOCIATION  LIBRARY  AS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-FIVE OF THIS TITLE WHICH IS LOCATED
OUTSIDE OF NEW YORK CITY.
  2. EACH SCHOOL DISTRICT SHALL BE REQUIRED TO DISSEMINATE INFORMATIONAL
MATERIALS  ABOUT  THE PUBLIC LIBRARY AND APPLICATIONS FOR PUBLIC LIBRARY
CARDS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE SCHOOL DISTRICT AS FOLLOWS:
  A. ANNUALLY TO EVERY STUDENT OF SUCH SCHOOL DISTRICT UPON HIS  OR  HER
ENTRY INTO KINDERGARTEN, GRADE SIX AND GRADE NINE;
  B. TO EVERY STUDENT UPON HIS OR HER ENROLLMENT AS A NEW STUDENT; AND
  C.  AVAILABLE AT ALL TIMES IN THE SCHOOL LIBRARY IN EACH SCHOOL WITHIN
THE SCHOOL DISTRICT FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS WHO  WISH  TO  OBTAIN  SUCH
MATERIALS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09184-05-1

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