Library Services: Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Education of the Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, United States Senate, Eighty-fourth Congress, Second Session, on S.205, a Bill to Promote the Further Development of Public Library Service in Rural Areas, and H.R. 2840, an Act to Promote the Further Development of Public Library Service in Rural Areas. May 23, 1956

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1956 - 77 pages
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Considers legislation to authorize Federal aid to states for development and improvement of rural library systems.

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Page 7 - ... shall notify such State agency that further payments will not be made to the State until he is satisfied that there is no longer any such failure to comply. Until he is so satisfied he shall make no further certification to the Secretary of the Treasury with respect to such State.
Page 4 - State for such period. The Secretary of the Treasury shall thereupon, prior to audit or settlement by the General Accounting Office, pay to the State, at the time or times fixed by the Commissioner, the amount so certified. (c) For the purposes of this Section the "Federal share...
Page 6 - State library administrative agency certifies will in its judgment assure use of such funds to maximum advantage in the further extension of public library services to rural areas without such services or with inadequate services...
Page 6 - Treasury to the credit of the appropriation for the purposes of this title. (b) The Board shall approve any plan which fulfills the conditions specified in subsection (a...
Page 75 - ... the one condition of success, your sole safeguard, is the moral worth and intellectual clearness of the individual citizen. Education cannot give these, but it may cherish them and bring them to the front in whatever station of society they are to be found; and the universities ought to be, and may be, the fortresses of the higher life of the nation.
Page 6 - State for any prior period under such section was greater or less than the amount which should have been paid to the State for such prior period under such section.
Page 4 - Administrator may find necessary. "(2) The Administrator shall then certify to the Secretary of the Treasury the amount so estimated by the Administrator for any period, reduced or increased, as the case may be, by any sum by which he finds that his estimate for any, prior period was greater or less than the amount which should have been paid to the State...
Page 4 - Federal share' for any State shall be 100 per centum less 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...
Page 6 - United States for the three most recent consecutive years for which satisfactory data are available from the Department of Commerce.
Page 4 - State plan approved under subsection (a) , finds that— (1) the State plan has been so changed that it no longer complies with the provisions of subsection (a), or (2) in the administration of the plan there is a failure to comply substantially with any such provision...

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