assembly Bill A2287

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Directs the department of economic development to conduct a study of public and private museums in the state

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Jan 25, 2023 referred to economic development

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A2287 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1124
Law Section:
Economic Development
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A9710, S8934

A2287 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs the department of economic development, in conjunction with other departments and entities, to conduct a comprehensive study of public and private museums, including taking a census of public and private museums in the state, and to report the findings and recommendations of such study.

A2287 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2287
 
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 25, 2023
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. BARRETT, MAGNARELLI, ZINERMAN, DICKENS, GLICK,
   THIELE, ZEBROWSKI, BRONSON, FAHY,  LUPARDO,  DURSO,  HEVESI,  CARROLL,
   McMAHON,  DAVILA, ANGELINO, J. M. GIGLIO, CUNNINGHAM, PHEFFER AMATO --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BYRNES, McDONOUGH, SIMON --  read  once
   and referred to the Committee on Economic Development

 AN  ACT  in relation to conducting a study of public and private museums
   in New York state
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The department of economic development, in conjunction with
 the  empire  state development corporation, the department of education,
 the office of parks, recreation and historic preservation,  the  depart-
 ment of environmental conservation, the department of state, and the New
 York  state council on the arts, is hereby directed to conduct a compre-
 hensive study on public and private museums in  the  state.  Such  study
 shall include, but not be limited to:
   1. taking a census of public and private museums in the state, includ-
 ing  information  on  the  size, hours of operation, visitor statistics,
 funding  sources  and  amounts,  and  the  subjects  of   the   museums'
 collections, of the many museums throughout the state.
   2.  identifying  the  benefits,  shortfalls  and  consequences  of the
 different sources of support museums receive  publicly  and  those  they
 must find privately.
   3.  providing  information  and  recommendations  so  as to inform the
 legislature of the adequacy of public and private sources of the funding
 for museums in the state and to serve current and future funding  needs,
 recommend  systems  of  support to best ensure equitable distribution of
 such funds, regardless of discipline, budget size, or location, and  the
 continued  accessibility and availability of museums promoting a general
 interest in cultural and historical  topics,  fine  arts,  physical  and
 natural sciences, technology, engineering and mathematics, and to deter-

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01436-01-3