House Bill 480

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Last Action 02/10/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to library district boards.
Bill Documents Introduced
Fiscal Impact Statement Local Mandate
Bill Request Number 340
Sponsor P. Flannery
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 173 relating to public library districts to require the terms of library board members to expire as of January 1, 2023; establish requirements for new members; amend KRS 173.480, relating to public library districts' initial board appointments, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint the first members of the newly created library board; amend KRS 173.490, relating to public library districts, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint members or fill vacancies of the library board; amend KRS 173.520 to provide libraries the authority to lease and build to lease buildings for use by educational institutions; require unanimous vote of the board and fiscal court approval for leasing or constructing buildings for use by educational institutions and expenditures of capital projects over $500,000; define appropriate buildings for use by educational institutions; create a new section of KRS Chapter 173 relating to library districts formed by petition to require the terms of library board members to expire as of January 1, 2023, and establish requirements for new members; amend KRS 173.725, relating to petition-created library districts' initial board appointments, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint the first members of the newly created library board; amend KRS 173.730, relating to library districts created by petition, to allow a county judge/executive with the approval of the fiscal court to appoint members or fill vacancies of the library board; amend KRS 173.745 to provide libraries the authority to lease buildings for use by educational institutions; require unanimous vote of the board and fiscal court approval for leasing buildings for use by educational institutions and expenditures of capital projects over $500,000; define appropriate buildings for use by educational institutions; EFFECTIVE January 1, 2023.
Index Headings of Original Version Courts, Fiscal - Library district boards, approval of county judge/executive appointments
Education, Elementary and Secondary - Library district boards, building usage permitted
Education, Higher - Library district boards, building usage permitted
Education, Vocational - Library district boards, building usage permitted
Effective Dates, Delayed - Library district boards, January 1, 2023
Libraries - Library district boards, appointments
Local Government - County judge/executive, library district boards, appointments
Special Districts - Library district boards, county judge/executive appointments
Counties - Judge/executive, library district boards, appointments

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02/10/22
  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)


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