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Handbook On Constitutions, By-Laws, and Contracts for Georgia Public Libraries (1971)

HANDBOOK ON CONSTITUTIONS, BY-LAWS, AND CONTRACTS FOR GEORGIA PUBLIC LIBRARIES

by
Lila Rice, Consultant
Public Library Services

Division of Administrative Services
Public Library Service
Georgia Department of Education
1971

38 pages

Referenced in OCGA 20-5-47

Georgia Code - 20-5-60 to 20-5-65 : Interstate Library Compact

20-5-60. "state library agency" defined

20-5-61. Compact enacted; terms

20-5-62. Participating political subdivisions to comply with laws on capital outlay and pledging of credit

20-5-63. State and federal aid to interstate library districts

20-5-64. Appointment of compact administrator and deputy administrators

20-5-65. Notices of withdrawal from compact

Grades of Certifications of Librarians

State Board for the Certification of Librarian. Rule 320-3-.01 - Grades of Certifications of Librarians.

City may bind itself to accept donation and make annual payments for library (municipal) - OCGA 20-5-24

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-24

GEORGIA CODE
Copyright 2006 by The State of Georgia
All rights reserved.

*** Current through the 2006 Regular Session ***

TITLE 20. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. LIBRARIES
ARTICLE 2. LOCAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
PART 1. CITY PUBLIC LIBRARIES

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-24 (2006)

§ 20-5-24. City may bind itself to accept donation and make annual payments for library

Acceptance of donations by trustees (municipal libraries) - OCGA 20-5-22

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-22

GEORGIA CODE
Copyright 2006 by The State of Georgia
All rights reserved.

*** Current through the 2006 Regular Session ***

TITLE 20. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. LIBRARIES
ARTICLE 2. LOCAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
PART 1. CITY PUBLIC LIBRARIES

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-22 (2006)

§ 20-5-22. Acceptance of donations by trustees

Power of city to tax and appropriate for library purposes; election of trustees to control library funds - OCGA 20-5-20

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-20

GEORGIA CODE
Copyright 2006 by The State of Georgia
All rights reserved.

*** Current through the 2006 Regular Session ***

TITLE 20. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. LIBRARIES
ARTICLE 2. LOCAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
PART 1. CITY PUBLIC LIBRARIES

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-20 (2006)

§ 20-5-20. Power of city to tax and appropriate for library purposes; election of trustees to control library funds

Exemption of municipal public libraries from part - OCGA 20-5-59

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-59

GEORGIA CODE
Copyright 2006 by The State of Georgia
All rights reserved.

*** Current through the 2006 Regular Session ***

TITLE 20. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. LIBRARIES
ARTICLE 2. LOCAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
PART 2. COUNTY AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-59 (2006)

§ 20-5-59. Exemption of municipal public libraries from part

This part shall not apply to any municipal public library.

HISTORY: Code 1981, § 20-5-59, enacted by Ga. L. 1984, p. 1005, § 1.
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Compliance with Library Law - Time Reqiurements - OCGA 20-5-58

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-58

GEORGIA CODE
Copyright 2006 by The State of Georgia
All rights reserved.

*** Current through the 2006 Regular Session ***

TITLE 20. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. LIBRARIES
ARTICLE 2. LOCAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
PART 2. COUNTY AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-58 (2006)

§ 20-5-58. Time requirement for existing library systems to conform with part

Penalty - Loss of funding to library Systems - OCGA 20-5-57

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-57

GEORGIA CODE
Copyright 2006 by The State of Georgia
All rights reserved.

*** Current through the 2006 Regular Session ***

TITLE 20. EDUCATION
CHAPTER 5. LIBRARIES
ARTICLE 2. LOCAL AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES
PART 2. COUNTY AND REGIONAL PUBLIC LIBRARIES

O.C.G.A. § 20-5-57 (2006)

§ 20-5-57. Penalty

Any failure to comply with the provisions of this part shall result in the forfeiture of all state and federal library aid to the system.

HISTORY: Code 1981, § 20-5-57, enacted by Ga. L. 1984, p. 1005, § 1.
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