Legislation relating to Maine Libraries

Maine State Legislation relating to libraries

LD 13, An Act To Provide an Exemption from Sales Tax and Service Provider Tax to Nonprofit Collaboratives of Libraries

Provides an exemption from sales tax and service provider tax for certain nonprofit library collaboratives, such as Maine InfoNet.

LR 887, An Act To Amend the Laws Governing the Confidentiality of Library Records

Although the final language for this legislation has not been printed, the intent of the bill is to strenthen protections in Maine law relating to the confidentiality of patron library records. The bill will be assigned a LD number once it is printed.

Governor Paul LePage's 2016-2017 Biennial General Fund Budget Proposal

Provides funding to support the continued work of the library’s early childhood literacy consultant, Shannon Schinagl and creates a position that would work part time at the Maine State Library to support statewide digitization efforts.

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