2006 Kansas Code - 75-2548

      75-2548.   Same; definitions. As used in this act, unless the context otherwise requires:

      (a)   "Board" means the library board of any library established or operating under authority of the laws of Kansas.

      (b)   "Participating board" or "participating library" means a board or library or district that is cooperating and participating in a regional system of cooperating libraries.

      (c)   "Regional system of cooperating libraries" means two or more libraries cooperating in a system approved by the state commission and officially designated as a regional system of cooperating libraries under this act.

      (d)   "System board" means the governing board comprised of representatives of libraries in a regional system of cooperating libraries, and which is authorized by this act to direct and plan library service for a regional system to the extent and in the manner provided by this act.

      (e)   "Library" may include school, community junior college, college or university libraries to the extent authorized by rules and regulations of the state commission, but does not include law libraries.

      (f)   "State commission" means the state library advisory commission.

      (g)   "System librarian" means a person (not a state officer or employee) who has been certified by the state commission as being qualified by education or experience to perform duties as a librarian for a regional system of cooperating libraries, and who shall attend system board meetings but shall not be a voting member thereof.

      History:   L. 1965, ch. 105, § 2; L. 1968, ch. 214, § 1; March 26.

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