HB-5597, As Passed House, December 4, 2014

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HOUSE BILL No. 5597

May 27, 2014, Introduced by Reps. Zemke, Zorn and LaVoy and referred to the Committee on Local Government.

 

     A bill to amend 1989 PA 24, entitled

 

"The district library establishment act,"

 

by amending section 2 (MCL 397.172), as amended by 2005 PA 60.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 2. As used in this act:

 

     (a) "Agreement" means a district library agreement required by

 

section 3 or the agreement governing a district library established

 

under former 1955 PA 164.

 

     (b) "Board" means a district library board.

 

     (c) "Department" means the department of history, arts, and

 

libraries.education.

 

     (d) "District" means the territory of the participating

 

municipalities that is served by a district library established

 

under this act.

 

     (e) "General election" means that term as defined in section 2

 


of the Michigan election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.1 to

 

168.992.168.2.

 

     (f) "Largest" means, if used in reference to a participating

 

school district, the participating school district having the most

 

electors voting at the last regularly scheduled school board

 

election in the participating school district.

 

     (g) "Largest" means, if used in reference to a county, the

 

county having the most registered electors of a district as last

 

reported to the county clerk under section 661 of the Michigan

 

election law, 1954 PA 116, MCL 168.661.

 

     (h) "Legislative body" means, if the municipality is a school

 

district, the school board.

 

     (i) "Municipality" means a city, village, school district,

 

township, or county. Municipality shall not include a school

 

district for the purpose of establishing a new district library

 

after January 1, 2015.

 

     (j) "Participating" means, in reference to a municipality,

 

that the municipality is a party to an agreement.

 

     (k) "School district" means 1 of the following but does not

 

include a primary school district or a school district that holds

 

meetings rather than elections:

 

     (i) "Local act school district" as defined in section 5 of the

 

revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.5.

 

     (ii) "Local school district" as that term is used in the

 

revised school code, 1976 PA 451, MCL 380.1 to 380.1852.

 

     (l) "State librarian" means the librarian appointed under

 

section 5 of the library of Michigan act, 1982 PA 540, MCL

 


397.15.department.