ERIC Number: ED339384
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
Library Laws of Texas.
Getz, Richard E., Comp.
Compiled to provide a central reference point for all legislative information pertaining to libraries in the State of Texas, this publication includes all pertinent legislation as amended through the 71st Legislature, 1989, Regular Session. This update of the 1980 edition has been expanded to include statutes pertaining to the school and academic library communities, and to include laws pertaining to records and records management at the state and local levels. In addition to all laws in which the words "library,""librarian,""books," and "media" appear, it contains legislation of interest to the library community on such topics as discrimination, intergovernmental cooperation, liability of public employees, obscenity, open records, and public buildings and financing. Concurrent resolutions of the legislature and a summary of Texas Attorney General Opinions relating to libraries and public records are also included. The publication organizes the legislation information into the following broad codes: General; Insurance Code; Civil Practice and Remedies Code; Education Code; Election Code; Government Code; Human Resources Code; Local Government Code; Natural Resources Code; Penal Code; Property Code; Tax Code; and Miscellaneous. (MAB)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas State Library, Austin.
Note: For the 1980 laws, see ED 197 733.