CHAPTER 10. PUBLIC LIBRARIES; PUBLIC RECREATION; ATHLETIC ESTABLISHMENTS; MONUMENTS AND MEMORIALS; ROSTER OF SERVICEMEN; EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY.

§10-1-2. Power of governing authority to establish and maintain libraries; financing.

A governing authority either by itself or in cooperation with one or more other such governing authorities, shall have the power to establish, equip and maintain a public library, or to take over, maintain or support any public library already established. Any library established, maintained or supported by a governing authority may be financed either (1) by the appropriation from the General Funds of the governing authority of a sum sufficient for the purpose, or (2) by the imposition of an excess levy for library purposes, in accordance with the provisions of section sixteen, article eight, chapter eleven of this code.

Such sums as are appropriated hereunder may be transferred to the public library board for deposit and disbursement as the public library board shall direct. By such transfer the governing authority designates the public library board as its disbursing agent.

Bills Affecting §10-1-2

2003 Regular Session: HB2774
2003 Regular Session: HB3144
2004 Regular Session: HB3144
2004 Regular Session: HB4639
2004 Regular Session: SB589
2005 Regular Session: HB2402
2006 Regular Session: HB2402
2010 Regular Session: HB4463
2011 Regular Session: HB2491
2011 Regular Session: HB2914
2012 Regular Session: HB2491
2012 Regular Session: HB2914
2013 Regular Session: HB2006
2014 Regular Session: HB2006
2014 Regular Session: SB465
2015 Regular Session: HB2541
2015 Regular Session: SB113
2016 Regular Session: SB131
2016 Regular Session: SB265