Comments: IN HB1343 | 2019 | Regular Session

Bill Title: Libraries. Provides that, in the case of a public library outside Marion County, the fiscal body of a city, town, or county that established the public library, the governing body of which is not comprised of a majority of officials who are elected to serve on the governing body, may adopt a resolution to require the public library to submit its proposed budget and property tax levy to the city, town, or county fiscal body for binding review and approval in the same manner that is required under current law if the public library's cash on hand plus its expected revenues is greater than 150% of the public library's proposed budget. (These amounts exclude gifts, bequests, and philanthropic funds and debt funds.) Provides that the fiscal body of the city, town, or county may not reduce the public library's proposed operating budget or tax levy in a budget year by more than 10% of the public library's operating levy.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 6-0)

Status: (Passed) 2019-05-05 - Public Law 252 [HB1343 Detail]

Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [PDF]

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