senate Bill S1313

2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to higher education

S1313 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง706, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S3085
2009-2010: S7242

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

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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