assembly Bill A7621A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing a study of the economic impact of public libraries

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 14, 2016 ordered to third reading rules cal.334
rules report cal.334
reported
reported referred to rules
Feb 09, 2016 reported referred to ways and means
Jan 06, 2016 referred to libraries and education technology
Dec 16, 2015 print number 7621a
Dec 16, 2015 amend and recommit to ways and means
Jun 02, 2015 reported referred to ways and means
May 20, 2015 referred to libraries and education technology

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A7621 - Details

Law Section:
Public Libraries
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7666A

A7621 - Summary

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

A7621 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7621

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. ABINANTI -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Libraries and Education Technology

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.
                                                           LBD08532-02-5

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A7621A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Libraries
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A7666A

A7621A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

A7621A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7621--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M. of A. ABINANTI, ARROYO, CAHILL, KEARNS, MARKEY, McDO-
  NALD, SIMON, BARRETT, THIELE, COLTON, RAIA, RA,  OTIS  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored by -- M. of A. COOK, DiPIETRO, GUNTHER -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Libraries and Education Technology -- reported and
  referred  to  the Committee on Ways and Means -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08532-03-5

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