senate Bill S5706

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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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A1398 -


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by 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 18, 2013 substituted by a1398a
ordered to third reading cal.1464
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2013 referred to education

S5706 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1398A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง1950, Ed L

S5706 - Summary

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

S5706 - Sponsor Memo

S5706 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5706

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 6, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- 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 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
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.
                                                           LBD02853-03-3

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