SB1171 (CH0714)

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Enoch Pratt Free Library - Hours of Operation - Funding

Sponsored by:

Senator Pugh


Enacted under Article II, Section 17(c) of the Maryland Constitution - Chapter 714

Synopsis:Requiring a state grant be made available to fund the increased operating expenses for the branches of the Enoch Pratt Free Library that increase their operating hours above the hours in effect as of January 1, 2016; requiring the Governor to include in the State operating budget $3,000,000 to support specified additional operating expenses of the Enoch Pratt Free Library branches in fiscal years 2018 through 2022; stating the intent of the General Assembly regarding increased hours in poor and underserved communities; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note (Revised)
All Sponsors:Senators Pugh, Conway, McFadden, Ferguson, and Nathan-Pulliam
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB1401
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2016
Bill imposes a mandated appropriation in the annual State Budget Bill
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Broad Subject(s):Education - Local Bills
Counties - Local Laws
Narrow Subject(s):Baltimore City
Budgets -see also- Capital Budgets
Education, State Department of
Libraries -see also- Archives
Statutes:Article - Education

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