assembly Bill A6023

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to librarians of school libraries; repealer

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Feb 21, 2017 referred to education

A6023 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add ยง275, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
A6784A

A6023 - Summary

Relates to librarians of school libraries.

A6023 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6023

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to librarians  of  school
  libraries; and to repeal certain provisions of such law relating ther-
  eto

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

  Section 1. Section 275 of the education law  is  REPEALED  and  a  new
section 275 is added to read as follows:
  S  275.  LIBRARIANS  OF SCHOOL LIBRARIES. 1. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER
PROVISIONS OF LAW, AND SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF SECTION TWO  HUNDRED
SEVENTY-FOUR  OF  THIS PART, AND SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION, EACH
SCHOOL DISTRICT IN THE STATE SHALL HAVE AND MAINTAIN A SCHOOL LIBRARY IN
EACH ELEMENTARY AND SECONDARY SCHOOL IN THE DISTRICT, AND SHALL EMPLOY A
CERTIFIED SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST FOR EACH SUCH  SCHOOL  LIBRARY
WITHIN THREE YEARS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SECTION.
  2.  EMPLOYMENT  OF CERTIFIED SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALISTS SHALL BE
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE FOLLOWING STANDARDS:
  A. IN EACH ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL WITH AN  ENROLLMENT  OF  NOT
MORE  THAN ONE HUNDRED PUPILS, A CERTIFIED SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIAL-
IST SHALL BE EMPLOYED AS FIFTEEN HUNDREDTHS OF  A  FULL-TIME  EQUIVALENT
STAFF MEMBER;
  B.  IN  EACH ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL WITH AN ENROLLMENT OF MORE
THAN ONE HUNDRED BUT NOT MORE THAN THREE  HUNDRED  PUPILS,  A  CERTIFIED
SCHOOL LIBRARY MEDIA SPECIALIST SHALL BE EMPLOYED AS A THREE-TENTHS OF A
FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT STAFF MEMBER;
  C.  IN  EACH ELEMENTARY OR SECONDARY SCHOOL WITH AN ENROLLMENT OF MORE
THAN THREE HUNDRED BUT NO MORE THAN FIVE  HUNDRED  PUPILS,  A  CERTIFIED
SCHOOL  LIBRARY  MEDIA  SPECIALIST  SHALL BE EMPLOYED AS A ONE HALF OF A
FULL-TIME EQUIVALENT STAFF MEMBER;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04673-01-7

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