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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 8. Library Districts [19400 - 19532]

  ( Chapter 8 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

ARTICLE 1. Formation, Annexation, Dissolution [19400 - 19407]
  ( Article 1 enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010. )

19400.
  

A library district may be organized, as provided in this chapter. The library district may establish, equip, and maintain a public library for the dissemination of knowledge of the arts, sciences, and general literature and may exercise the powers granted or necessarily implied pursuant to this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19401.
  

The library district may include incorporated or unincorporated territory, or both, in any one or more counties, so long as the territory of the district consists of contiguous parcels and the territory of no city is divided.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19402.
  

Whenever the formation of a library district is desired, a petition which may consist of any number of instruments, may be presented at a regular meeting of the board of supervisors of the county in which is located the largest proportionate value of the lands within the proposed district as shown by the last equalized county assessment roll. The petition shall specify whether the proposed library district shall be governed by a three-member board of library trustees or by a five-member board of library trustees. The board of supervisors to whom the petition is presented is designated in this chapter as the supervising board of supervisors.

(Amended by Stats. 1982, Ch. 354, Sec. 1.)

19403.
  

The petition shall be signed by registered voters residing within the proposed library district equal in number to at least 5 percent of the number of votes cast in the territory comprising the proposed district at the last preceding general state election at which a Governor was elected.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19404.
  

The proceedings for the filing and hearing of the petition are governed and controlled by the provisions of Sections 58032, 58033, 58034, 58060, and 58061 of the Government Code.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19405.
  

The proceedings for final hearing of the petition and the formation of the district are governed and controlled by the provisions of Article 4 (commencing with Section 58090), Article 5 (commencing with Section 58130), and Article 7 (commencing with Section 58200) of Chapter 1 of Title 6 of the Government Code.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19406.
  

On the filing of written protests by registered voters residing in the proposed district equal in number to at least 50 percent of the number of votes cast in the territory comprising the proposed district at the last preceding general state election at which a Governor was elected, the proceeding for the formation of the district shall be terminated as provided in Sections 58103 and 58104 of the Government Code.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

19407.
  

No library district including territory in more than one county shall be organized under this chapter without the concurrent consent by resolution of each board of supervisors involved, as well as the consent of the governing body of each city to be included.

(Enacted by Stats. 1976, Ch. 1010.)

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