DIGEST OF INTRODUCED BILL
Conversion to Class 1 public library status. Allows a town and a township that: (1) are the only participants in a library services authority established before April 1, 2004; and (2) meet certain population or assessed valuation requirements; to convert the library services authority to a Class 1 public library. Provides that the library services authority's board of directors may recommend any of its members or any other qualified person for appointment to the new library district's board. Provides that the budget of the authority remains in effect until a budget and tax levy are adopted under the procedures for Class 1 libraries. Requires the new district's board to give annual notice of the proposed budget and property tax levy to the town council, township trustee, and township board before the public hearing on the proposed budget and tax levy. Establishes procedures to determine the maximum permissible ad valorem property tax levies of the new library district, the town, and the township for the first budget year after the conversion.