Chapter 98 Oregon Laws 2005
Relating to libraries operated by Indian tribes; amending ORS 357.206 and 357.212.
Be It Enacted by the People of the State of Oregon:
SECTION 1. ORS 357.206 is amended to read:
357.206. (1) The state shall provide financial assistance for library resource sharing activities to public, school, tribal and academic libraries from funds specifically appropriated therefor in order to implement ORS 357.005 (2)(d), which provides for a statewide network of all types of libraries. The grants shall be provided only to libraries that make interlibrary loans at no charge to other public, school, tribal and academic libraries in this state and shall be expended for one or more of the following purposes:
[(1)] (a) To provide matching grants and other assistance to facilitate the statewide licensing of electronic databases for all types of libraries;
[(2)] (b) To reimburse a library that serves as a regional center for the referral of reference questions from other libraries or provides reference services in connection with a statewide cooperative reference services project; and
[(3)] (c) To provide matching grants or other assistance to facilitate statewide ground delivery of library materials to public, school, tribal and academic libraries.
(2) As used in this section, “tribal library” means a library operated by a federally recognized Indian tribe in Oregon.
SECTION 2. ORS 357.212 is amended to read:
357.212. Public libraries, established in accordance with ORS 357.410, school libraries, tribal libraries, as defined in ORS 357.206, or any academic library in Oregon may apply for resource sharing grants on an annual basis.
Approved by the Governor May 25, 2005
Filed in the office of Secretary of State May 25, 2005
Effective date January 1, 2006