senate Bill S6819

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the provision of financial assistance to museums, zoos, botanical gardens, aquariums and other cultural institutions located in low-income urban, suburban or rural communities

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 25, 2020 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2020 referred to cultural affairs, tourism, parks and recreation
Oct 28, 2019 referred to rules

Votes

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Feb 25, 2020 - Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation committee Vote

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Cultural Affairs, Tourism, Parks and Recreation Committee Vote: Feb 25, 2020

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S6819 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9695
Current Committee:
Senate Finance
Law Section:
Arts and Cultural Affairs Law
Laws Affected:
Add §61.15, Arts & Cul L

S6819 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the provision of financial assistance to museums, zoos, botanical gardens, aquariums and other cultural institutions located in low-income urban, suburban or rural communities, or that provide educational services to students from such communities.

S6819 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6819 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6819

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            October 28, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. SERRANO, COMRIE, HOYLMAN, KENNEDY, LITTLE, LIU, MAY,
  ORTT,  SANDERS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to
  be committed to the Committee on Rules

AN ACT to amend the arts  and  cultural  affairs  law,  in  relation  to
  providing  financial  assistance  to museums, zoos, botanical gardens,
  aquariums and other cultural institutions located in low-income urban,
  suburban or rural communities, or that provide educational services to
  students from such communities

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

  Section  1. Statement of legislative findings and intent. The legisla-
ture finds and declares that the state of  New  York  is  home  to  vast
educational  resources in museums, historical societies, zoos, botanical
gardens, aquaria and cultural arts institutions that offer a  wealth  of
ways to engage children and adults and instill in them a lasting love of
learning.
  The  legislature  finds that over 1,500 museums, historical societies,
zoos, botanical gardens, aquaria and cultural arts institutions in  this
state  now  provide  instruction  to over six million children, and that
children in grades pre-kindergarten through twelve and  adults  enrolled
in  continuing  education programs should have broad and equal access to
such services.
  The legislature further finds  that  community  cultural  arts  insti-
tutions, in collaboration with teachers and schools, must design new and
innovative  programs  to  engage  learners  in  such  pressing issues as
science, anthropology, history and arts literacy.
  It is the intent of the legislature that the state  provide  financial
assistance  to cultural arts institutions serving under-resourced urban,
suburban or rural communities to  expand  educational  services  through
access  to  museum  collections,  scholarship  and  virtual learning and

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD14020-03-9

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