ERIC Number: ED428769
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1998-Jun-1
Reference Count: N/A
Revised Laws Relating to Public Libraries (1997 Wisconsin Act 150): Information Memorandum 98-4.
This information memorandum describes revisions to laws relating to public libraries that were enacted in 1997 Wisconsin Act 150. The first section of the memorandum outlines the major provisions of the Act, including: county payment for library services; optional standards in plan of library services for county; report on library system effectiveness; town appeal of library board or county board decision disapproving creation of or participation in library; withdrawal from and participation in public library systems; funds not to be included in determining "maintenance of effort" compliance; state aids to public library systems; reduced expenditure factor in library system aid formula; public library advisory committee; and revised method for calculating county "maintenance of effort" requirements. The second section lists 12 miscellaneous other provisions of the Act. The last section details the effective dates of the Act. (DLS)
Publication Type: Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin State Legislative Council, Madison.
Identifiers - Location: Wisconsin