senate Bill S2715

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the definition of the term public library

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Libraries Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 02, 2021 committee discharged and committed to libraries
Jan 22, 2021 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

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S2715 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Libraries
Law Section:
Public Authorities Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1676, Pub Auth L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: S6651
2017-2018: S3022
2019-2020: S1861

S2715 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Amends the term "public library" to mean any library chartered by the state board of regents or incorporated under the not-for-profit corporation law constituting a public library, an association library or a free library.

S2715 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2715 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2715
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 22, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, JORDAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to  the  Committee  on  Corporations,
   Authorities and Commissions
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public authorities law, in relation to the defi-
   nition of the term public library

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  32 of section 1676 of the public authorities
 law, as added by chapter 672 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read  as
 follows:
   32. The term "public library" shall mean [those libraries set forth in
 section five of the chapter of the laws of nineteen hundred ninety-three
 which  added  this  subdivision, as defined as] ANY LIBRARY CHARTERED BY
 THE STATE BOARD OF REGENTS  OR  INCORPORATED  UNDER  THE  NOT-FOR-PROFIT
 CORPORATION  LAW  CONSTITUTING  a public library [or as], an association
 library [pursuant to] OR A  FREE  LIBRARY  AS  DEFINED  IN  section  two
 hundred fifty-three of the education law.
   §  2.  This  act shall not affect the status as a "public library" for
 purposes of title 4 of article 8 of the public authorities law of  those
 libraries  set forth in section 5 of chapter 672 of the laws of 1993, as
 amended from time to time prior to the effective date of this  act,  nor
 shall  this  act  impair  the validity of bonds heretofore issued by the
 dormitory authority for the benefit of any such library.
   § 3. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD00964-02-1


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