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Legislation and Guidance


*Instructions for Accessing New York State Laws

The full text of New York's education laws are available on the New York State Legislative Information System. To access particular sections of laws follow these directions:


School Library Materials Aid*

  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 15-A: School Library Materials
  • Section 711: Educ. Aid for the purchase of school library materials.

Loan of School Library Materials*

  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 15-A: School Library Materials
  • Section 712: Loan of school library materials.

Lending Procedures for School Library Materials

  • Rules of the Board of Regents on the lending procedures for school library materials, Section 21.4.

Instructional Materials Aid Guidance

Guidance Materials – Summer School

Handbook for Summer School Administrators and Principals 2016

NYS School Library Systems*

  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 5, Part 2: University of the State of New York, Libraries
  • Section 272: Conditions for library systems entitlement to state aid.
  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 5, Part 2: University of the State of New York, Libraries
  • Section 273: Apportionment of state aid to libraries and library systems.
  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 5, Part 2: University of the State of New York, Libraries
  • Section 273-A: State aid for library construction. 
  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 5, Part 2: University of the State of New York, Libraries
  • Section 282: Establishment of school library systems. 
  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 5, Part 2: University of the State of New York, Libraries
  • Section 283: Functions of school library systems. 
  • Chapter 16, Title I General Provisions
  • Article 5, Part 2: University of the State of New York, Libraries
  • Section 284: State aid for school library systems.