THE DISTRICT LIBRARY ESTABLISHMENT ACT (EXCERPT)
Act 24 of 1989
As used in this act:
(a) "Agreement" means a district library agreement required by section 3 or the agreement governing a district library established under former 1955 PA 164.
(b) "Board" means a district library board.
(c) "Department" means the department of history, arts, and libraries.
(d) "District" means the territory of the participating municipalities that is served by a district library established under this act.
(e) "General election" means that term as defined in the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.1 to 168.992.
(f) "Largest" means, if used in reference to a participating school district, the participating school district having the most electors voting at the last regularly scheduled school board election in the participating school district.
(g) "Largest" means, if used in reference to a county, the county having the most registered electors of a district as last reported to the county clerk under section 661 of the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.661.
(h) "Legislative body" means, if the municipality is a school district, the school board.
(i) "Municipality" means a city, village, school district, township, or county. Municipality shall not include a school district for the purpose of establishing a new district library after January 1, 2015.
(j) "Participating" means, in reference to a municipality, that the municipality is a party to an agreement.
(k) "School district" means 1 of the following but does not include a primary school district or a school district that holds meetings rather than elections:
(i) "Local act school district" as defined in section 5 of the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.5.
(ii) "Local school district" as that term is used in the revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1 to 380.1852.
(l) "State librarian" means the librarian appointed under section 5 of the library of Michigan act, 1982 PA 540, MCL 397.15.
History: 1989, Act 24, Imd. Eff. May 22, 1989
Am. 2001, Act 64, Eff. Oct. 1, 2001
Am. 2005, Act 60, Imd. Eff. July 7, 2005
Popular Name: District Libraries Act
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