senate Bill S6714

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Enables public libraries to access employment preparation education (EPE) funds to provide adult literacy education

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Mar 03, 2014 referred to education

S6714 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4100A

S6714 - Summary

Enables public libraries to access employment preparation education (EPE) funds to provide adult literacy education; sets aside three million dollars to be awarded through a competitive grant process; provides that half of such appropriation shall be set aside for libraries serving a population of one million or more.

S6714 - Sponsor Memo

S6714 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6714

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2014
                               ___________

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  enabling  public
  libraries  to  access  employment preparation education (EPE) funds to
  provide adult literacy instruction

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  11  of  section 3602 of the education law is
amended by adding a new paragraph a-2 to read as follows:
  A-2. NOTWITHSTANDING THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH A  OF  THIS  SUBDIVI-
SION,  THE  COMMISSIONER  SHALL  SET  ASIDE  AN  AMOUNT OF THREE MILLION
DOLLARS TO BE AWARDED THROUGH A  COMPETITIVE  GRANT  PROCESS  TO  PUBLIC
LIBRARIES TO PROVIDE ANY OF THE SERVICES AUTHORIZED IN THIS SUBDIVISION.
HOWEVER,  NO  LESS THAN HALF THE ANNUAL APPROPRIATION SHALL BE SET ASIDE
FOR PUBLIC LIBRARIES SERVING A POPULATION OF ONE MILLION  OR  MORE.  THE
COMMISSIONER SHALL HAVE THE AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH RULES AND REGULATIONS
TO IMPLEMENT THE PROVISIONS OF THIS PARAGRAPH.
  S  2.  This  act  shall  take  effect  on  the first of September next
succeeding the date on which it shall have become a law.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14159-01-4

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