senate Bill S1569

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

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S1569 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1950, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S4634
2011-2012: S1573

S1569 (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S1569 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1569 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1569

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  PARKER -- 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 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.
                                                           LBD02853-01-3

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