State Plans Under the Library Services Act

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Library Service Branch, Office of Education, U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, 1960

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Page 134 - The allotment percentages shall be promulgated by the Secretary between July 1 and August 31 of each even-numbered year, on the basis of the average of the per capita incomes of the States and of the continental United States for the three most recent consecutive years for which satisfactory data are available from the Department of Commerce.
Page 134 - Federal share" for any State shall be 100 per centum less the State percentage and the State percentage shall be that percentage which bears the same ratio to 50 per centum as the per capita income of such State bears to the per capita income of the continental United States (excluding Alaska), except that (1) the Federal share...
Page 3 - The provisions of this Act shall not be so construed as to interfere with State and local initiative and responsibility in the conduct of public library services. The administration of public libraries, the selection of personnel and library books and materials, and, insofar as consistent with the purposes of this Act, the determination of the best uses of the funds provided under this Act shall be reserved to the States and their local subdivisions.
Page 10 - Ind. Iowa Kans . Ky. La. Maine Md. Mass . Mich. Minn. Miss . Mo.
Page 138 - public library" means a library that serves free all residents of a community, district, or region, and receives its financial support in whole or in part from public funds...
Page iv - Maine. Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania.
Page 2 - To remain eligible for a Federal grant, a State must maintain its expenditures for all public library service at least at the same level as in fiscal 1963; and State and local expenditures for public library service must not fall below the 1963 level.
Page 138 - State" means a State, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, or the Virgin Islands. (b) The term "State library administrative agency...
Page 138 - Commissioner is also authorized to make such studies, investigations, and reports as may be necessary or appropriate to carry out the purposes of this Act, including periodic reports for public distribution as to the values, methods, and results of various State demonstrations of public library services in rural areas undertaken under this Act.
Page 2 - These funds, allotted to the States on the basis of their rural population and matched by the States on the basis of their per capita income...

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