Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||
referred to education
|Apr 29, 2019||
referred to education
Senate Bill S5374
2019-2020 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Education Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2019-S5374 (ACTIVE) - Details
2019-S5374 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Relates to conducting a study on the access of state public libraries and library systems to capital funding; the department of education, in consultation with the dormitory authority, the office of the state comptroller, and the public library systems of the state, shall assess and report on the capital needs of such public library systems, including public libraries and association libraries.
2019-S5374 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5374 SPONSOR: COMRIE TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to conducting a study on the access of state public libraries and library systems to capital funding PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This legislation would require the Commissioner of the State Education Department, in consultation with the dormitory authority, the office of the state comptroller, and the public library systems of the state to complete a study on the capital needs of libraries and library systems in New York State. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: This legislation would require the Commissioner of the State Education Department, in consultation with the dormitory authority, the office of the state comptroller, and the public library systems of the state to conduct a study and identify current options available to libraries for
2019-S5374 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5374 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. COMRIE -- 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 conducting a study on the access of state public libraries and library systems to capital funding 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 is amended by adding a new subdivision 8 to read as follows: 8. THERE SHALL BE A STUDY CONDUCTED RELATING TO THE ACCESS OF STATE PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS TO CAPITAL FUNDING. A. THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH THE DORMITORY AUTHORITY, THE OFFICE OF THE STATE COMPTROLLER, AND THE PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEMS OF THE STATE, SHALL ASSESS AND REPORT ON THE CAPITAL NEEDS OF SUCH PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEMS, INCLUDING PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND ASSOCIATION LIBRARIES. SUCH STUDY SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, THE FOLLOWING: (1) IDENTIFICATION OF CURRENT OPTIONS AVAILABLE TO LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS FOR FINANCING CAPITAL PROJECTS; (2) THE PROJECTED CAPITAL NEEDS OF LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS OVER A FIVE YEAR PERIOD; (3) IDENTIFICATION OF ALTERNATIVE OPTIONS FOR LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS TO FINANCE CAPITAL PROJECTS; (4) INFORMATION RELATED TO DORMITORY AUTHORITY FINANCING OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND PUBLIC LIBRARY SYSTEMS IN THE PAST TEN YEARS INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO: THE TOTAL NUMBER OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS THAT HAVE APPLIED FOR DORMITORY AUTHORITY FINANCING; WHAT PERCENTAGE OF PUBLIC LIBRARIES AND LIBRARY SYSTEMS ARE DENIED FUNDING FROM THE DORMI- TORY AUTHORITY AND THE REASONS FOR SUCH DENIALS; THE TOTAL COST OF THE PROPOSED PROJECTS; AND THE AMOUNT OF FINANCING PROVIDED FOR THE PROJECTS AND THE NUMBER OF PROJECT APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED EACH YEAR; EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01426-01-9
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