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§ 23-503. Cost sharing payments

West's Annotated Code of MarylandEducationEffective: July 1, 2022

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)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Education, § 23-503
§ 23-503. Cost sharing payments
Capital and operating costs provided by State
(a)(1) The entire capital and operating cost of the minimum library program for this State as a whole shall be shared as provided in this subsection.
(2) The State shall provide:
(i) Approximately 40 percent of the total cost of the minimum program; and
(ii) Not less than 20 percent of the cost of the minimum program in any county.
(3) The counties participating in the program together shall provide through local taxes approximately 60 percent of the total statewide cost of the minimum program.
Minimum funding for participating county public library systems
(b)(1) Each county public library system that participates in the minimum library program shall be provided for each resident of the county, to be used for operating and capital expenses:
(i) For each of fiscal years 2011 through 2015--$14.00;
(ii) For fiscal year 2016--$14.27;
(iii) For fiscal year 2017--$14.54;
(iv) For fiscal year 2018--$15.00;
(v) For fiscal year 2019--$15.50;
(vi) For fiscal year 2020--$16.00;
(vii) For fiscal year 2021--$16.43;
(viii) For fiscal year 2022--$17.10;
(ix) For fiscal year 2023--$17.50;
(x) For fiscal year 2024--$17.90;
(xi) For fiscal year 2025--$18.30;
(xii) For fiscal year 2026--$18.70; and
(xiii) For fiscal year 2027--$19.10.
(2)(i) The State shall share in this amount.
(ii) Any county may provide an amount greater than its share under the cooperative program, but the State may not share in the excess.
Social Security contributions
(c) Any employer Social Security contributions required by federal law for any employee in a county public library system shall remain the obligation of the employer.

Credits

Added as Education § 23-403 by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Amended by Acts 1978, c. 988; Acts 1982, c. 486; Acts 1986, c. 124; Acts 1987, c. 521; Acts 1988, c. 696; Acts 1989, c. 695; Acts 1990, c. 217; Acts 1992, 2nd Sp. Sess., c. 1; Acts 1994, c. 722, § 1, eff. July 1, 1995; Acts 1996, c. 8, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1996. Renumbered as Education § 23-503 by Acts 1996, c. 10, § 16, eff. April 9, 1996. Amended by Acts 1998, c. 575, § 1, eff. July 1, 1998; Acts 2005, c. 481, § 1, eff. July 1, 2005; Acts 2008, c. 414, § 1, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2009, c. 487, § 1, eff. June 1, 2009; Acts 2010, c. 484, § 3, eff. June 1, 2010; Acts 2011, c. 397, § 1, eff. June 1, 2011; Acts 2014, c. 500, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014; Acts 2015, c. 489, § 1, eff. June 1, 2015; Acts 2016, c. 549, § 1, eff. July 1, 2016; Acts 2017, c. 62, § 1, eff. April 11, 2017; Acts 2021, c. 6, § 1, eff. March 13, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 27, § 1, eff. March 14, 2021; Acts 2022, c. 496, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022; Acts 2022, c. 497, § 1, eff. July 1, 2022.
Formerly Art. 77, § 176.
MD Code, Education, § 23-503, MD EDUC § 23-503
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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