MCL - Act 24 of 1989


Act 24 of 1989

AN ACT to provide for the establishment and maintenance of district libraries; to provide for district library boards; to define the powers and duties of certain state and local governmental entities; to prescribe penalties and provide remedies; and to repeal acts and parts of acts.

History: 1989, Act 24, Imd. Eff. May 22, 1989 ;-- Am. 1998, Act 176, Eff. Mar. 23, 1999
Popular Name: District Libraries Act

The People of the State of Michigan enact:
Document Type Description
Section 397.171 Section Short title.
Section 397.172 Section Definitions.
Section 397.173 Section Joint establishment of district library; requirements; portion of municipality to be included in district library; excluded portion; documents to be filed with state librarian; review; approval or disapproval; amendment of boundaries; effect of excluded territory; single municipality.
Section 397.173a Section Referendum on question of becoming district library or joining existing district library; filing, approval, and review of petition; approval by electors; establishment of new-district library; appointment of interim board; vote by district library board to accept or reject new proposed participating municipality.
Section 397.173b Section Merging of district libraries; requirements; districtwide library tax.
Section 397.173c Section Disincorporation, annexation, consolidation, or merger of municipalities.
Section 397.173d Section Transfer of portion of district library to other district library; condition; effect of districtwide library tax; "transfer area" defined.
Section 397.174 Section District library agreement; provisions.
Section 397.175 Section Submission of agreement and amendment to state librarian; approval or disapproval of agreement, amendment, or revision; statement.
Section 397.176 Section Organizational plan; revision of board structure and selection.
Section 397.177 Section District library as authority.
Section 397.178 Section Candidate for appointment or election as board member; qualifications; vacancy in office of board member.
Section 397.179 Section Appointed board members; number; right to appoint; term; vacancy.
Section 397.180 Section Repealed. 2002, Act 159, Eff. Jan. 1, 2003.
Section 397.180a Section Violation of MCL 168.1 to 168.992 applicable to petitions; penalties.
Section 397.181 Section Election of board members of district library; provisions applicable where school district is participating municipality; amendment of agreement.
Section 397.182 Section Powers of board; compensation and expenses of board members; deposit and expenditure of money in district library fund.
Section 397.183 Section Determination of money necessary for establishment and operation of district library districtwide tax; payment by participating municipality; approval of tax; library tax.
Section 397.184 Section Provisions governing elections.
Section 397.185 Section Ballot proposal for districtwide tax; amount of millage; proposed duration; adoption by resolution; certification; authorization of tax levy; limitation on elections.
Section 397.186 Section Providing ballots.
Section 397.187 Section Conduct of election; list of electors.
Section 397.188 Section Publication of notices of close of registration and election; canvass and certification of results of election.
Section 397.189 Section Printing and providing ballots.
Section 397.190 Section Conduct of election for board members or districtwide tax.
Section 397.191 Section Publication of notices for election of board members or districtwide tax; publication of notices of close of registration and election; ballot language of proposal.
Section 397.192 Section Canvass and certification of results of election.
Section 397.193 Section Reimbursement for costs of election.
Section 397.194 Section Withdrawal of municipality from district library; amendment of agreement; dissolution.
Section 397.195 Section Municipality other than school district as party to existing agreement; requirements; acceptance conditioned on authorization of tax; change in number of mills based on district library agreement.
Section 397.195a Section Repealed. 2003, Act 279, Imd. Eff. Jan. 8, 2004.
Section 397.196 Section Repeal of MCL 397.271 to 397.276.