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§ 23-205. Sources of funds

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 2. Resource Centers and Cooperative Programs (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2022
MD Code, Education, § 23-205
§ 23-205. Sources of funds
Operating funds
(a) Each year, the State Library Board may include in its budget operating funds for:
(1) The State Library Resource Center;
(2) Each regional resource center;
(3) The Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled;
(4) The Deaf Culture Digital Library; and
(5) Each metropolitan cooperative service program.
Capital expenses
(b)(1) The State shall pay all capital expenses for:
(i) The State Library Resource Center; and
(ii) Each regional resource center.
(2) Before any money is spent under this subsection, the appropriate board of library trustees shall:
(i) Have the project approved by the State Library Board;
(ii) Through the State Library Board, submit the request to the Department of Budget and Management for consideration under Title 3, Subtitle 6 of the State Finance and Procurement Article; and
(iii) Agree to reimburse the State Library Board an amount the State Library Board determines if the facility ceases to be used for a resource center or cooperative service program.
Minimum amount of funding for regional resource center
(c)(1) Each year each participating regional resource center shall receive a minimum amount of funding for each resident of the area served, to be used for operating and capital expenses.
(2) The allocation shall be calculated as follows:
(i) For each of fiscal years 2011 through 2015..........$6.75 per each resident of the area served;
(ii) For fiscal year 2016.......... $6.95 per each resident of the area served;
(iii) For fiscal year 2017.......... $7.15 per each resident of the area served;
(iv) For fiscal year 2018.......... $7.55 per each resident of the area served;
(v) For fiscal year 2019.......... $7.95 per each resident of the area served;
(vi) For fiscal year 2020.......... $8.35 per each resident of the area served;
(vii) For fiscal year 2021.......... $8.55 per each resident of the area served;
(viii) For fiscal year 2022 .......... $8.75 per each resident of the area served;
(ix) For fiscal year 2023 ..........$9.19 per each resident of the area served;
(x) For fiscal year 2024.......... $9.39 per each resident of the area served;
(xi) For fiscal year 2025..........$9.59 per each resident of the area served;
(xii) For fiscal year 2026.......... $9.79 per each resident of the area served; and
(xiii) For fiscal year 2027 and each fiscal year thereafter..........$9.99 per each resident of the area served.
Minimum amount of funding for State Library Resource Center
(d)(1) Each year the State Library Resource Center shall receive a minimum amount of funding for each State resident in the previous fiscal year, to be used for operating and capital expenses.
(2) The allocation shall be calculated as follows:
(i) For each of fiscal years 2010 through 2016
 
$1.67 per State resident;
(ii) For fiscal year 2017
 
$1.69 per State resident;
(iii) For fiscal year 2018
 
$1.73 per State resident;
(iv) For fiscal year 2019
 
$1.77 per State resident;
(v) For fiscal year 2020
 
$1.81 per State resident;
(vi) For fiscal year 2021
 
$1.85 per State resident;
(vii) For fiscal year 2022
 
$1.89 per State resident;
(viii) For fiscal year 2023
 
$1.93 per State resident; and
(ix) For fiscal year 2024 and each fiscal year thereafter
 
$1.97 per State resident.
Amount of funding for Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled
(e) Beginning in fiscal year 2016 and in each fiscal year thereafter, the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled shall receive an amount equivalent to at least 25% of the amount received by the State Library Resource Center for the same fiscal year under subsection (d) of this section.
Disbursement of funds by State Library Board
(f)(1) The State Library Board shall:
(i) Disburse funds to the State and regional resource centers, the Maryland Library for the Blind and Print Disabled, and metropolitan cooperative service programs; and
(ii) Require that these funds be used subject to any conditions specified by the appropriating agency or imposed under this subtitle.
(2) The State Library Board may authorize the State Comptroller to withhold funds from any regional resource center or metropolitan cooperative service program that fails to meet the standards adopted by the State Library Board.

Credits

Added by Acts 1978, c. 22, § 2, eff. July 1, 1978. Amended by Acts 1985, c. 717, § 1; Acts 1989, c. 540, § 1; Acts 1996, c. 349, § 13, eff. July 1, 1995; Acts 1998, c. 738, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 1998; Acts 1999, c. 701, § 1, eff. July 1, 1999; Acts 2000, c. 547, § 1, eff. July 1, 2000; 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 2012, c. 66, § 1, eff. April 10, 2012; Acts 2014, c. 498, § 1, eff. July 1, 2014; 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. 337, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 338, § 1, eff. July 1, 2017; Acts 2020, c. 272, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020; Acts 2020, c. 273, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2020; 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.
MD Code, Education, § 23-205, MD EDUC § 23-205
Current with legislation effective through June 1, 2023, from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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