- The Laws of New York
- Consolidated Laws
- Title 1: General Provisions
- Article 5: University of the State of New York Part I General Organization
- Part 1: General Organization
Section 235 State science service
There shall be maintained in the university a science service which shall be known as the state science service and the state geologist, paleontologist, botanist and entomologist shall constitute its staff together with such other scientists as the regents may employ or who are now employed by them. This service is empowered and directed to make available its services to all the departments of the state, and the residents of the state under such rules and regulations as the regents may prescribe and is empowered to engage in such scientific research as directed by law or by the regents and shall cooperate with scientific units or agencies of other states, the federal government, educational institutions and industry in the discovery, analysis and dissemination of scientific information. The director of the state museum shall also be the director and head of the state science service and the staff of the service shall be members of the staff of the state museum.