assembly Bill A3771A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to project costs for buildings of public libraries located in economically distressed communities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 11, 2019 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2019 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1048
substituted for s5589
Jun 06, 2019 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jun 05, 2019 ordered to third reading rules cal.74
rules report cal.74
reported
Jun 04, 2019 reported referred to rules
May 21, 2019 reported referred to ways and means
May 08, 2019 print number 3771a
May 08, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to libraries and education technology
Jan 31, 2019 referred to libraries and education technology

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Multi-Sponsors

A3771 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5589
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §273-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10836

A3771 - Summary

Provides that state aid may be provided for up to 90% of the total project approved costs for buildings of public libraries that are located in an economically distressed community.

A3771 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3771

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  BARRETT, PALMESANO, LUPARDO -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Libraries and Education Technology

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  project  costs  for
  buildings  of  public  libraries  located  in  economically distressed
  communities; and to amend chapter 498 of the laws of 2011 amending the
  education law  relating  to  the  public  library  construction  grant
  program, in relation to the effectiveness thereof

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

  Section 1. Section 273-a of the education law, as amended  by  chapter
498  of the laws of 2011, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 480 of the
laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  § 273-a. State aid for library construction.   1. State aid  shall  be
provided  for  up  to fifty percent of the total project approved costs,
excluding feasibility studies, plans or similar activities, for projects
for the installation and infrastructure of broadband services,  and  for
the  acquisition of vacant land and the acquisition, construction, reno-
vation or rehabilitation, including leasehold improvements, of buildings
of public libraries and library systems chartered by the regents of  the
state  of  New  York or established by act of the legislature subject to
the limitations provided in subdivision [five] SIX of this  section  and
upon approval by the commissioner, except that state aid may be provided
for  up  to seventy-five percent of the total project approved costs for
buildings of public libraries that are located in an economically disad-
vantaged community AND THAT STATE AID MAY BE PROVIDED FOR UP  TO  NINETY
PERCENT  OF  THE  TOTAL  PROJECT  APPROVED COSTS FOR BUILDINGS OF PUBLIC
LIBRARIES THAT ARE LOCATED  IN  AN  ECONOMICALLY  DISTRESSED  COMMUNITY.
Provided  however that the state liability for aid paid pursuant to this
section shall be limited to funds appropriated  for  such  purpose.  Aid
shall  be  provided  on  approved  expenses  incurred  during the period
commencing July first and ending June thirtieth for up to  three  years,

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

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A3771A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5589
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §273-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A10836

A3771A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides that state aid may be provided for up to 90% of the total project approved costs for buildings of public libraries that are located in an economically distressed community.

A3771A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3771--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. BARRETT, PALMESANO, LUPARDO -- Multi-Sponsored by
  --  M.  of  A.    BYRNES -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Libraries and  Education  Technology  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  project  costs  for
  buildings  of  public  libraries  located  in  economically distressed
  communities

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

  Section  1.  Section 273-a of the education law, as amended by chapter
498 of the laws of 2011, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 480 of  the
laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows:
  § 273-a. State  aid  for library construction.   1. State aid shall be
provided for up to fifty percent of the total  project  approved  costs,
excluding feasibility studies, plans or similar activities, for projects
for  the  installation and infrastructure of broadband services, and for
the acquisition of vacant land and the acquisition, construction,  reno-
vation or rehabilitation, including leasehold improvements, of buildings
of  public libraries and library systems chartered by the regents of the
state of New York or established by act of the  legislature  subject  to
the  limitations  provided in subdivision [five] SIX of this section and
upon approval by the commissioner, except that state aid may be provided
for up to seventy-five percent of the total project approved  costs  for
buildings of public libraries that are located in an economically disad-
vantaged  community  AND THAT STATE AID MAY BE PROVIDED FOR UP TO NINETY
PERCENT OF THE TOTAL PROJECT APPROVED  COSTS  FOR  BUILDINGS  OF  PUBLIC
LIBRARIES  THAT  ARE  LOCATED  IN  AN ECONOMICALLY DISTRESSED COMMUNITY.
Provided however that the state liability for aid paid pursuant to  this
section  shall  be  limited  to funds appropriated for such purpose. Aid
shall be provided  on  approved  expenses  incurred  during  the  period

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

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