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§ 23-505. State and county shares of expenses

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 5. Financing for County Public Libraries (Refs & Annos)
MD Code, Education, § 23-505
§ 23-505. State and county shares of expenses
Eligibility for State share of program
(a) To be eligible for its State share of the minimum program, a county government shall levy an annual tax sufficient to provide an amount for library purposes equal to:
(1) The wealth of the county; times
(2) A uniform percentage, rounded to the fifth decimal place equal to:
(i) 60 percent of the total minimum program for current and capital expenses to be shared for all counties; divided by
(ii) The total wealth of all the counties.
Calculation of State share
(b) The State share of the minimum program for current and capital expenses for each county is the difference between the county share calculated under subsection (a) of this section and the minimum program for current and capital expenses to be shared under § 23-503 of this subtitle.
Percent of shares applied to capital expenses
(c) Not more than 20 percent of the county and State shares may be applied to capital expenses.
County appropriation for capital expenses
(d) The county appropriation for capital expenses may include funds from any source except the State.

Credits

Added as Education § 23-404 by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 124. Renumbered as Education § 23-505 and amended by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 16, eff. April 9, 1996.
Formerly Art. 77, § 176.
MD Code, Education, § 23-505, MD EDUC § 23-505
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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