NYCRR TITLE 8 - EDUCATION

§90.13 Aid to Indian libraries

An Indian library or tribal government may be approved for State aid pursuant to section 271 of the Education Law, provided that it meets the criteria for eligibility set forth in section 253 of the Education Law and this section, and submits an application on a form prescribed by the department. For the purpose of determining the entitlement of the library for such aid, the following provisions shall apply:

(a) Service area. The service area of an Indian library or tribal government shall be that specified in section 253 of the Education Law.

(b) Population base. The population of the area of service of an Indian library or tribal government, for the purpose of State aid, shall consist of persons residing on the reservation served by the Indian library or by contract as shown by the latest Federal Census or certified by the New York State Director of Indian Services or designee.

(c) Acreage. The acreage of the area served by the Indian library or contract shall be certified by the New York State Director of Indian Services or designee.

Section statutory authority: Education Law, § 253, § 271

Statutory authority: Education Law, §§ 207-208, 215, 253-268, 271-273, 273-a, 282, 283, 284, 285; L. 1978, ch. 787, L 1993 Ch 260, §§ 1, 3

Last reviewed: March 15, 2010

Last Updated: March 18, 2010 -- asm