assembly Bill A5055

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to librarians of school libraries; repealer

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to education
Feb 10, 2021 referred to education

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A5055 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S53
Current Committee:
Assembly Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld & add §275, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A6784
2017-2018: A6023
2019-2020: A2444, S2421

A5055 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to librarians of school libraries.

A5055 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5055
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. SOLAGES, BRONSON, BUTTENSCHON, GRIFFIN, JACOBSON,
   JEAN-PIERRE,  FAHY,  SIMON,  STECK  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.
   TAGUE -- read once and referred to the Committee 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 Section 275 of the education law  is  REPEALED  and  a  new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:
   §  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.