2006 Kansas Code - 75-2546

      75-2546.   State library advisory commission; membership; officers; terms; duties; meetings; compensation and allowances. There is hereby established a state library advisory commission which shall consist of eight members. One member of the commission shall be the state librarian who shall be an ex officio member but shall not be a voting member. The other seven members of the commission shall be appointed by the governor. One member shall be a representative librarian from one of the state educational institutions under the control and supervision of the state board of regents and one member shall be a qualified member of the Kansas federation of women's clubs. No member shall be appointed to more than two consecutive terms. Terms of appointive members of the commission shall be for four years and shall expire on June 30 of the year in which the respective terms expire. All members shall be interested in promoting the establishment and developing of publicly supported free library services in the state and encouraging development of libraries of all types.

      The commission shall consult and advise with the state librarian from time to time and suggest or recommend to the governor and the state librarian policies, management and services that will best promote and advance the use and usefulness of the state library and its extension services for the residents of the state. The commission shall organize annually by electing a chairperson and a vice-chairperson. The vice-chairperson shall preside at meetings in the absence of the chairperson. The state librarian shall serve as secretary of the commission. The commission shall hold quarterly meetings and other meetings which may be called by the secretary. The commission shall meet upon request of a majority of the members of the commission. Members of the state library advisory commission attending meetings of the commission, or attending a subcommittee meeting thereof authorized by the commission, shall be paid amounts provided in subsection (e) of K.S.A. 75-3223, and amendments thereto. Amounts paid under this section shall be paid from appropriations to the state library upon warrants of the director of accounts and reports issued pursuant to vouchers approved by the state librarian or a person designated by the state librarian.

      History:   L. 1963, ch. 422, § 14; L. 1974, ch. 348, § 89; L. 1975, ch. 416, § 19; L. 1983, ch. 281, § 1; July 1.

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