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Act 540 of 1982
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Act 540 of 1982

AN ACT to create the library of Michigan; to create a board of trustees for the library; to establish the qualifications of the state librarian; to provide the powers and duties of the board of trustees, the department of history, arts, and libraries, the state librarian, and certain state officials and agencies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1982, Act 540, Eff. Mar. 30, 1983 ;-- Am. 1983, Act 114, Imd. Eff. July 12, 1983 ;-- Am. 1995, Act 190, Imd. Eff. Nov. 6, 1995 ;-- Am. 2001, Act 62, Eff. Oct. 1, 2001

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The People of the State of Michigan enact:

Section 397.11SectionShort title.
Section 397.12SectionDefinitions.
Section 397.13SectionLibrary of Michigan; creation.
Section 397.14SectionLibrary board of trustees; creation; duties; meetings; membership; terms; rules; election of chairperson and vice-chairperson; expenses; state librarian as secretary of board.
Section 397.15SectionAppointment of state librarian.
Section 397.16SectionState librarian; duties; coordination of library activities with department director; qualifications of state librarian and assistant state librarian.
Section 397.17SectionEmployment of assistants and other employees; transfer to department; exception.
Section 397.18SectionProperty of library.
Section 397.19SectionLibrary as depository for public documents; exemptions.
Section 397.20SectionDuties of library; maintenance and ownership of website by legislative council.
Section 397.20aSectionRules.
Section 397.21SectionAnnual report of state librarian.
Section 397.22SectionRepeal of MCL 397.51 to 397.59, 397.1 to 397.8, and 16.409.
Section 397.22[1]SectionTransfer and control of appropriation.
Section 397.23SectionRepealed. 1986, Act 98, Imd. Eff. May 14, 1986.
Section 397.24SectionConditional effective date.
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