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Education Code - EDC

TITLE 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Title 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

DIVISION 1 GENERAL EDUCATION CODE PROVISIONS [1. - 32500]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

PART 11. LIBRARIES [18010 - 20092]

  ( Part 11 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

CHAPTER 4. California Library Services Act [18700 - 18767]

  ( Chapter 4 repealed and added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255. )

ARTICLE 3. Administration [18720 - 18726]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255. )

18720.
  

(a) There is hereby established in the state government the California Library Services Board, to consist of 13 members. The Governor shall appoint nine members of the board. Three of the Governor’s appointments shall be representative of laypersons, one of whom shall represent people with disabilities, one of whom shall represent limited- and non-English-speaking persons, and one of whom shall represent economically disadvantaged persons.

(b) The Governor shall also appoint six members of the board, each of whom shall represent one of the following categories: school libraries, libraries for institutionalized persons, public library trustees or commissioners, public libraries, special libraries, and academic libraries.

(c) The Legislature shall appoint the remaining four public members from persons who are not representative of categories mentioned in this section. Two shall be appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules and two shall be appointed by the Speaker of the Assembly.

(d) The terms of office of members of the board shall be for four years and shall begin on January 1 of the year in which the respective terms are to start.

(e) On January 1, 2013, the members of the board shall be those persons serving on the former Library of California Board, appointed pursuant to former Section 18820, as it existed on December 31, 2012, who shall serve for the duration of their terms.

(Amended by Stats. 2013, Ch. 76, Sec. 30. Effective January 1, 2014.)

18722.
  

The concurrence of seven members of the state board shall be necessary to the validity of any of its acts.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

18723.
  

Members of the state board shall serve without pay. They shall receive their actual and necessary traveling expenses while on official business.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

18724.
  

The duties of the state board shall be to adopt rules, regulations, and general policies for the implementation of this chapter. In addition, the state board, consistent with the terms and provisions of this chapter, shall have the following powers and duties:

(a) To direct the State Librarian in the administration of this chapter.

(b) To review for its approval all annual proposals submitted under this chapter.

(c) To expend the funds appropriated for the purpose of implementing the provisions of this chapter.

(d) To require participating libraries and systems to prepare and submit any reports and information that are necessary to carry out the provisions of this chapter, and to prescribe the form and manner for providing those reports and information.

(e) To require that any public library participating in programs authorized by this chapter provide access to its bibliographic records and materials location information consistent with the legislative policy of encouraging the sharing of resources between libraries.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 24, Sec. 4. Effective June 27, 2016.)

18725.
  

The state board shall serve as the State Advisory Council on Libraries for the purpose of meeting the requirements of the federal Library Services and Technology Act.

(Amended by Stats. 2012, Ch. 219, Sec. 2. Effective January 1, 2013.)

18726.
  

The State Librarian shall be the chief executive officer of the state board for purposes of this chapter and shall:

(a) Make such reports and recommendations as may be required by the state board.

(b) Administer the provisions of this chapter.

(c) Review all claims to insure programmatic and technical compliance with the provisions of this chapter.

(Added by Stats. 1977, Ch. 1255.)

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