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A06863 Summary:

BILL NOA06863
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSOREnglebright
 
COSPNSR
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Add 260-d, Ed L
 
Requires public libraries with collections of more than 100,000 items to develop and publish a collections management policy which shall ensure the integrity of collections by the development of a clear deaccessioning policy which will foster public access and accountability; provides that such policies shall include uniform processes and procedures for deaccessioning or other disposition of any and all materials within the collection.
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A06863 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6863
 
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 22, 2017
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ENGLEBRIGHT -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Libraries and Education Technology
 
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation  to  library  collections
          management policy
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:

     1    Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section  260-d
     2  to read as follows:
     3    §  260-d. Collection management policy. 1. Every public library in the
     4  state with a collection of more than one hundred  thousand  items  shall
     5  develop  and publish a collections management policy, which shall ensure
     6  the integrity of collections by the development of a clear  deaccession-
     7  ing  policy,  which  will  foster public access and accountability. Such
     8  policies shall be the sole basis for collections management and deacces-
     9  sioning. Such policies shall include uniform  processes  and  procedures
    10  for  deaccessioning or other disposition of any and all materials within
    11  the collection, including but not limited to brittle materials,  special
    12  collections, duplicates, outdated materials and others.
    13    2.  The  commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations necessary
    14  to implement this section.
    15    § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth  day  after  it  shall
    16  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD03526-01-7
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