senate Bill S2018A

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

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

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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 31, 2013 signed chap.247
Jul 19, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.462
substituted for a3560a
Jun 12, 2013 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 ordered to third reading cal.1231
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 30, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Apr 18, 2013 print number 2018a
amend (t) and recommit to education
Jan 09, 2013 referred to education

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S2018 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3560A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §816, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4174A, A6239A, A8976
2009-2010: A11036A

S2018 - Summary

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

S2018 - Sponsor Memo

S2018 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2018

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- 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 816 to
read as follows:
  S  816.  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.
  3.  EACH  SCHOOL  DISTRICT SHALL CONSULT ANNUALLY WITH THE DIRECTOR OF
EACH PUBLIC LIBRARY LOCATED WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES OF THE SCHOOL DISTRICT

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

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S2018A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3560A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §816, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4174A, A6239A, A8976
2009-2010: A11036A

S2018A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2018A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2018A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2018--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 9, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. FARLEY, ADDABBO, AVELLA, BOYLE, DeFRANCISCO, ESPAIL-
  LAT,  GRISANTI,  LARKIN, LAVALLE, MARTINS, MAZIARZ, MONTGOMERY, NOZZO-
  LIO, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE, SEWARD -- 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 the distribution of
  library card applications and information in public schools

  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 816 to
read as follows:
  S  816.  LOCAL LIBRARY AND SCHOOL PARTNERSHIPS. 1. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
IN ORDER TO PROMOTE AND ENCOURAGE CHILDREN TO READ AND LEARN OUTSIDE THE
CLASSROOM, THIS LAW SEEKS TO ENCOURAGE LOCAL LIBRARIES  AND  SCHOOLS  TO
WORK  TOGETHER  TO  PROMOTE  THE  AVAILABILITY  OF  LIBRARY SERVICES AND
RESOURCES.
  2. 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.
  B. "PUBLIC LIBRARY" SHALL MEAN ANY PUBLIC OR  ASSOCIATION  LIBRARY  AS
DEFINED IN SECTION TWO HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE OF THIS TITLE.
  3.  UPON  THE  REQUEST  OF A PUBLIC LIBRARY THAT IS LOCATED WITHIN THE
BOUNDARIES OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT, THE DISTRICT SHALL DISSEMINATE INFORMA-
TIONAL MATERIALS PROVIDED BY THE LIBRARY REGARDING  THE  PUBLIC  LIBRARY
AND  APPLICATIONS  FOR  PUBLIC LIBRARY CARDS TO STUDENTS ENROLLED IN THE
SCHOOL DISTRICT.  SUCH MATERIALS SHALL BE DISTRIBUTED TO ANY OR  ALL  OF
THE FOLLOWING, AS REQUESTED BY THE PUBLIC LIBRARY:

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

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