assembly Bill A1398A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.181
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 18, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1464
substituted for s5706
Jun 13, 2013 recommitted to education
returned to senate
repassed assembly
Jun 10, 2013 amended on third reading 1398a
Jun 10, 2013 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Jun 05, 2013 referred to education
delivered to senate
passed assembly
May 31, 2013 advanced to third reading cal.454
May 29, 2013 reported
May 22, 2013 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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A1398 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5706
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A739
2011-2012: A464

A1398 - Summary

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

A1398 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1398

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GUNTHER, CAHILL, RAIA, LIFTON, JAFFEE, FINCH,
  RUSSELL, GALEF, BRONSON, RAMOS, SCHIMEL -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of
  A. BOYLAND, CLARK, CROUCH, CURRAN, GIGLIO,  HAWLEY,  HOOPER,  LUPARDO,
  MAGEE,  McKEVITT,  MILLMAN, MONTESANO, ORTIZ, PALMESANO, RA, SALADINO,
  SWEENEY, THIELE, WEISENBERG -- read once and referred 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

  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 11 to read as follows:
  (11) TO ENTER INTO  CONTRACTS  WITH  INDIVIDUAL  PUBLIC  LIBRARIES  OR
PUBLIC  LIBRARY SYSTEMS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING HIGH-SPEED TELECOM-
MUNICATIONS 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.   SUCH SERVICES TO
PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS SHALL BE PROVIDED AT COST AND SHALL
NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR AID PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION FIVE OF THIS SECTION.
  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.

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A1398A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5706
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A739
2011-2012: A464

A1398A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A1398A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1398--A
                                                        Cal. No. 454

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. GUNTHER, CAHILL, RAIA, LIFTON, JAFFEE, FINCH,
  RUSSELL, GALEF, BRONSON, RAMOS, SCHIMEL, MONTESANO,  MILLMAN,  BARRON,
  RIVERA,  BUCHWALD, BARRETT, SALADINO -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
  BARCLAY, BOYLAND, CERETTO,  CLARK,  CROUCH,  CURRAN,  GIGLIO,  HAWLEY,
  HOOPER,  LUPARDO,  MAGEE,  McKEVITT,  ORTIZ,  PALMESANO,  RA, SWEENEY,
  THIELE, WEISENBERG -- read once  and  referred  to  the  Committee  on
  Education  -- reported and referred to the Committee on Ways and Means
  -- passed by Assembly and delivered to the Senate, recalled  from  the
  Senate,  vote reconsidered, bill amended, ordered reprinted, retaining
  its place on 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 11 to read as follows:
  (11) TO ENTER INTO  CONTRACTS  WITH  INDIVIDUAL  PUBLIC  LIBRARIES  OR
PUBLIC  LIBRARY SYSTEMS FOR THE PURPOSE OF PROVIDING HIGH-SPEED TELECOM-
MUNICATIONS 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 BOARDS OF COOPER-
ATIVE 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.    SUCH  SERVICES  TO

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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