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22 Pa. Code § 131.19. Ineligibility for State aid.

§ 131.19. Ineligibility for State aid.

 (a)  Registration fee. A library which charges a registration fee for service is not eligible for State aid.

 (b)  Annual fee for service. A library is not eligible to receive State aid on behalf of a municipality the residents of which are required to pay an annual fee for service.

 (c)  Plans subject to approval. Each library desiring to receive State aid shall submit to the State Librarian a plan for the use of the funds and no payment of State aid will be made until the plan is approved by the State Librarian in accordance with Chapter 141 (relating to plans for the use of State aid).

 (d)  School-public libraries. Libraries of elementary and secondary schools, both public and private, and of institutions of higher education, are not eligible to receive State aid even though the libraries may be rendering services to the general public, with the following exceptions:

   (1)  College or university libraries designated by the State Librarian as district library centers and eligible for State aid under section 303(4) of The Library Code (24 P.S. §  4303(4)).

   (2)  The Pennsylvania State University Library which is cited in section 209 of The Library Code (24 P.S. §  4209) as a Regional Library Resource Center and is eligible to receive State aid under section 303(5) of The Library Code.

   (Editor’s Note: The Library Code (24 P.S. § §  4101—4503) was repealed by the act of November 1, 2012 (P.L. 1683, No. 210) and replaced by 24 Pa.C.S. Chapter 93 (relating to Public Library Code).)


   The provisions of this §  131.19 adopted October 7, 1963.

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