Library Legislation in New York State: 2008 Chapters

2008 Law Relating to State Aid for Libraries

Chapter 56


Sponsors: BUDGET. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the public protection and general government budget for the 2008-2009 state fiscal plan.

Chapter 57


Sponsors: BUDGET. Enacts into law major components of legislation necessary to implement the education, labor and family assistance budget for the 2008-2009 state fiscal plan

Chapter 496


Sponsors: BUDGET. Makes amendments to certain appropriations made by chapters 50, 51 and 53-55 of the laws of 2008 relating to support of state government.

2008 Law Relating to Public Library Districts

Chapter 422


Sponsors: Sen. Bruno, A.M. Canestrari. Provides for the re-charter of the Troy public library, and includes the Troy public library district within the provisions of chapter 672 of the laws of 1993.

Chapter 446


Sponsors: Sen. Marcellino, A.M. Walker. Extends the period of time during which the Brookville library funding district may be established in the town of Oyster Bay, county of Nassau.

Chapter 459


Sponsors: Sen. Nozzolio, A.M. Oaks. Creates the Palmyra Community public library district in the county of Wayne.

2008 Law Relating to Dormitory Authority Construction/Financing Services

Chapter 233


Sponsors: Sen. Hannon, A.M. Lavine. Includes the Plainview-Old Bethpage public library on the list of libraries eligible for financing assistance from the dormitory authority.

Chapter 283


Sponsors: Sen. Flanagan, A.M. Raia. Adds Commack Public Library to list eligible for financing through the dormitory authority.

2008 Other Law Relating to Libraries

Chapter 417


Sponsors: Sen. Valesky, A.M Magee. Authorizes the town of Sullivan to accept an application for real property tax exemption from the Sullivan Free Library.

Last Updated: December 26, 2012 -- asm; for questions or comments contact Carol Desch