ELIGIBILITY FOR STATE AID
§ 131.11. Local libraries.
(a) To be eligible to receive State aid for any year, a local library shall have made a financial effort for the most recently completed calendar or library fiscal year equal to or exceeding $.00025 times market value, or $1 per capita, whichever is less, for the municipalities on behalf of which it applies for State aid.
(b) To remain eligible to receive the full amount of State aid for the years following the first year of participation in State aid, the financial effort of the local library shall increase over a period of 5 years to a sum equal to $.0005 times market value, or $2 per capita, whichever is less, for the municipalities on behalf of which it applies for aid. The annual rate of increase shall be at least 20% of the difference between the initial qualifying local financial effort and a financial effort equal to $.0005 times market value, or $2 per capita, whichever is less.
(Editors Note: The Library Code (24 P.S. § § 41014503) was repealed by the act of November 1, 2012 (P.L. 1683, No. 210) and replaced by 24 Pa.C.S. Chapter 93 (relating to Public Library Code).)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 § 131.11 adopted March 29, 1962.
This section cited in 22 Pa. Code § 131.37 (relating to change of fiscal year).
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