Library Legislation in New York State: 2010 Chapters

2010 Law Relating to State Funding for Libraries

Chapter 53

A.9703C/S.6603-B

BUDGET: Appropriation language relating to the Education, Labor and Family Assistance Budget for the 2010-2011 fiscal year including state aid for libraries and library systems.

Chapter 56

A.9706C/S.6606-B

BUDGET: Enacts into law major components of legislation which are necessary to implement the Public Protection and General Government state fiscal plan for the 2010-2011 state fiscal year

Veto Number 16

A.9707-C/S.6607-B

Budget-- Enacts into law major components of legislation which are necessary to implement the Education, Labor & Family Assistance Budget for the 2010-2011 state fiscal year (Article VII ELFA).

Veto Number 6754

A.7253-A/S.7551

Galef (A)/Oppenheimer (S): Allows for a gift to the love your library fund on corporate and personal income tax return forms

2010 Law Relating to Libraries

Chapter 385

A.6154-B/S.3903-A

Paulin (A)/Oppenheimer (S): Relates to cooperative bidding by libraries and library systems

2010 Law Relating to Public Library Districts

Chapter 310

A.8851/S.5909

Finch (A)/Nozzolio (S): Authorizes participation in the Seymour public library district by that portion of the town of Fleming located within the boundaries of the Auburn enlarged city school district

Chapter 356

A.10213/S.7074

Montesano (A)/Marcellino (S): Extends the period of time the Brookville library funding district may be established.

Chapter 417

A.10355-B/S.7600-B

Gordon (A)/McDonald (S): Provides for the creation of the Brunswick community library district in the town of Brunswick, county of Rensselaer

Chapter 501

A.10634-B/S.7287-B Lopez (A)/ Seward (S): Relates to filling vacancies on the board of trustees and budget proposals in the D.R. Evarts library district in a portion of the town of Athens.

2010 Other Law Impacting Libraries

Chapter 433

A.8011-B/S.5560-B

Hoyt (A)/Oppenheimer (S)-- Establishes the "state smart growth public infrastructure policy act"; provides privity in public funding for projects which use, maintain or improve existing infrastructure and which protect and preserve natural resources; establishes state smart growth public infrastructure criteria; authorizes each state infrastructure agency to create a smart growth advisory committee

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