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Act 89 of 1977
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Act 89 of 1977

AN ACT to provide for the establishment of cooperative libraries; to prescribe the powers and duties of the department of history, arts, and libraries; to provide state aid for public libraries participating in cooperative libraries; to prescribe the powers and duties of cooperative library boards; to provide an appropriation; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1977, Act 89, Imd. Eff. Aug. 2, 1977 ;-- Am. 1982, Act 541, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983 ;-- Am. 2001, Act 65, Eff. Oct. 1, 2001

The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 397.551SectionShort title.
Section 397.552SectionDefinitions.
Section 397.553SectionCooperative boards; establishment; number.
Section 397.554SectionPreliminary cooperative plan for library services; contents; development.
Section 397.555SectionEligibility for membership in cooperative library.
Section 397.556SectionAreas included in cooperative library.
Section 397.557SectionCooperative library board as representative of participating libraries; selection of members; existing systems.
Section 397.558SectionCooperative library board as body corporate; powers and duties; installment purchase contract, land contract, loan agreement, or lease purchase contract.
Section 397.559SectionSubmission and contents of plan; approval of plan; jurisdiction.
Section 397.560SectionFiscal year and funds of cooperative library.
Section 397.561SectionUse of facilities and resources of member libraries; availability of services of cooperative library; appeal from refusal of service.
Section 397.561aSectionNonresident borrowing fees.
Section 397.562SectionResolution requesting local board to become participating library; rights, duties, and privileges of participating library.
Section 397.563SectionState aid for cooperative libraries.
Section 397.564SectionCooperative board to provide services to member libraries within area of cooperative library.
Section 397.565SectionPayment for services by member libraries; cooperative library headquarters.
Section 397.566SectionState aid for public libraries; reimbursing public libraries for salary of head librarian; employee wage increases; certifying salary of head librarian.
Section 397.567SectionCompliance with certification requirements as qualification for state aid.
Section 397.568SectionApplication for state aid; certification.
Section 397.569SectionDistribution of state aid; statement; vouchers; warrants.
Section 397.570SectionDeposit of money in separate fund; review of expenditures.
Section 397.571SectionExpenditure of state aid.
Section 397.572SectionDispute; hearing; decision.
Section 397.573SectionNeeds considered by state board in carrying out powers and duties.
Section 397.574SectionRepealed. 1982, Act 541, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983.
Section 397.575SectionAppropriation.
Section 397.576SectionRepeal of MCL 397.501 to 397.527.
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