senate Bill S5854

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the study of the economic impact of public libraries and public library systems in the state

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to education
Jun 18, 2013 referred to rules

S5854 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7666A
Law Section:
Public Libraries

S5854 - Summary

Relates to the study of the economic impact of public libraries and public library systems in the state.

S5854 - Sponsor Memo

S5854 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  5854

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              June 18, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FARLEY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT relating to studying the economic impact of public libraries  and
  public library systems in New York state

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Study of the economic impact of public libraries and public
library systems. The empire state development corporation, in  consulta-
tion  with  the state education department, shall conduct a study on the
economic impact of public libraries and public library  systems  in  New
York state. Such study shall include, but not be limited to, the follow-
ing:
  a.  The  return  on  investment  New  York state and local governments
receive from public libraries and public library systems;
  b. The direct, indirect, and induced economic  impact  of  all  public
library expenditures on the state and local economies;
  c. An examination of the resources, services, and programs provided to
library patrons for career development;
  d. An examination of the resources, services, and programs provided to
current and prospective business owners; and
  e.    An analysis of public library systems and the value they provide
to public libraries.
  S 2. For the purposes of  this  act,  the  following  terms  shall  be
defined as follows:
  a.  "public  library"  shall  mean  any public or association library,
other than professional, technical or public school library, established
for free public  purposes  by  official  action  of  a  municipality  or
district  or  the  legislature,  where the whole interests belong to the
public; the term "association" library shall  be  construed  to  mean  a
library  established  and controlled, in whole or in part, by a group of
private individuals operating as an association, closed  corporation  or

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11296-04-3

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