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House Bill 1845

House Bill 1845

ARCHIVE (2003)

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DIGEST OF HB1845 (Updated March 4, 2003 5:06 PM - DI 84)

Conversion to Class 1 public library status. Allows a town and a township that are participants in a library services authority before January 1, 2003, to convert the library services authority to a Class 1 public library. Provides that the board of directors of the library services authority may recommend any of its members or any other qualified persons for appointment to the board of the new library district. Requires the appropriate appointing authorities to follow the recommendations made by the board of directors if the authorities agree that the persons recommended will best serve the interests of the new library district. Provides that the budgeting procedures of the library services authority remain in effect until a budget, tax rate, and tax levy are adopted and fixed according to the procedures for Class 1 public libraries. Requires the library district to present each budget and property tax levy to the town council, township trustee, and township board.
Current Status:
In Committee - 2nd House
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