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|Jan 08, 2014||referred to higher education|
|Jan 09, 2013||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S1313
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
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- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S1313 - Details
S1313 - Summary
Creates a pilot program for bulk purchase electronic textbook delivery in the State University of New York and the City University of New York library systems.
S1313 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1313 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to creating a pilot program for bulk purchase electronic textbook delivery in the state and city university library systems PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Creates a pilot program for bulk purchase electronic textbook delivery in the State university of New York and City University of New York library system. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: The education law is amended by adding a new section 706: *Establishes a pilot program for bulk purchase electronic textbook delivery through the library systems at the State University of New York (SUNY) and City university of New York (CUNY) to enable students to access electronic textbooks and course materials through the university library systems; *Provides criteria for colleges and universities to be eligible for the program; *Requires the chancellors of SUNY and CUNY to evaluate the results of
S1313 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1313 2013-2014 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E (PREFILED) January 9, 2013 ___________ Introduced by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to creating a pilot program for bulk purchase electronic textbook delivery in the state and city university library systems 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 706 to read as follows: S 706. BULK PURCHASE ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOK DELIVERY PROGRAM. 1. THERE IS HEREBY ESTABLISHED IN THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK A PILOT PROGRAM FOR BULK PURCHASE ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOK DELIVERY THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY SYSTEMS. 2. THE PURPOSE OF THIS PROGRAM IS TO ENABLE STUDENTS TO ACCESS COURSE MATERIALS ELECTRONICALLY THROUGH THE UNIVERSITY LIBRARY SYSTEMS. 3. FOUR YEAR COLLEGES OR UNIVERSITIES WITH A MINIMUM UNDERGRADUATE ENROLLMENT OF SIX THOUSAND FULL TIME STUDENTS MAY BE ELIGIBLE FOR THIS PROGRAM. THE COLLEGE OR UNIVERSITY MUST PROVIDE STUDENTS ACCESS TO NECESSARY TECHNOLOGY FOR THE PARTICIPATION IN THE PROGRAM, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE DISTRIBUTION OF NETBOOKS OR BY INITIATING LEASE-TO- OWN PROGRAMS FOR COMPUTERS AND LAPTOPS. 4. UPON THE COMPLETION OF TWO YEARS OF OPERATION, THE CHANCELLORS OF THE STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK AND THE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK SHALL EVALUATE THE RESULTS OF THE PILOT PROGRAM AND REPORT TO THE GOVER- NOR AND THE LEGISLATURE ITS IMPACT ON: A. STUDENT TEXTBOOK SPENDING; B. STUDENTS' EXPERIENCE WITH ELECTRONIC TEXTBOOK TECHNOLOGIES AS THEY RELATE TO ACQUIRING THE COURSE MATERIALS, ENGAGING WITH COURSE CONTENT, AND MEETING LEARNING OBJECTIVES; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04196-01-3
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