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§ 23-401. County public library systems free from political influence

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducation

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Education (Refs & Annos)
Division IV. Other Education Provisions [Titles 21-End] (Refs & Annos)
Title 23. Libraries (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 4. County Public Libraries (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Education, § 23-401
§ 23-401. County public library systems free from political influence
In general
(a) The governing body of each county may establish, and appropriate an amount to support, a county public library system free from political influence.
Board of trustees
(b) Each county public library system shall be governed by a board of trustees. However, a charter county may:
(1) Establish a county library agency and grant it some or all of the powers of a board of trustees; or
(2) Have a board of library trustees, provide for the board's selection, and determine its powers.


Added as Education § 23-301 by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Renumbered as Education § 23-401 by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 16, eff. April 9, 1996.
Formerly Art. 77, §§ 171, 172.
MD Code, Education, § 23-401, MD EDUC § 23-401
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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