senate Bill S2895

2015-2016 Legislative Session

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 04, 2016 referred to libraries and education technology
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 03, 2016 advanced to third reading
Apr 12, 2016 2nd report cal.
Apr 11, 2016 1st report cal.559
Jan 06, 2016 referred to education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2015 referred to education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.851
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 30, 2015 referred to education

Votes

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Apr 11, 2016 - Education committee Vote

S2895
19
0
committee
19
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 19, 2015 - Rules committee Vote

S2895
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2895 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7795
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §3602, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S4100
2013-2014: S6714
2017-2018: S3021, A5811
2019-2020: A1667

S2895 (ACTIVE) - 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.

S2895 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2895 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2895

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2015
                               ___________

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.
                                                           LBD08531-01-5

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