Chapter 5

Library of the Congress of Micronesia 

SECTIONS

501.              Establishment.

502.              Title to Library property.

503.              Use of Library.

504.              Librarian.

505.              Gifts to the Library.

 

            501.  Establishment.

            There is hereby established within the Office of the Legislative Counsel a Library of the Congress of Micronesia, herein referred to as the Library.

Source:  COM PL 3-37 1; TT Code 1970, 41 TTC 101; TT Code 1980, 41 TTC 101.

Cross-reference:  The statutory provisions on the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia are found in title 3 of this code

 

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            502.  Title to Library property.

            The title to any and all Library property is and shall continue to be in the Congress of Micronesia.

Source:  COM PL 3-37 2; TT Code 1970, 41 TTC 102; TT Code 1980, 41 TTC 102.

 

            503.  Use of Library.

            The Library shall be available for the use of all persons in Micronesia in accordance with the rules and regulations set forth by the librarian with the approval of the legislative counsel.

Source:  COM PL 3-37 3; TT Code 1970, 41 TTC 103; TT Code 1980, 41 TTC 103.

Cross-reference:  For statutory provisions on the Legislative Counsel of the Congress of the Federated States of Micronesia, see chapter 6 of title 3 (Legislative) of this code.

 

            504.  Librarian.

            (1)       The librarian of Congress shall be appointed by the legislative counsel, with the approval of the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President of the Senate of the Congress of Micronesia, solely on the basis of merit and fitness to perform the duties of the office.

            (2)       The librarian shall be responsible to the legislative counsel for the administration and operation of the library, its organization, property, and personnel.  The librarian with the approval of the legislative counsel shall prepare rules and regulations for the governing of the Library and its departments.

            (3)       The librarian shall make an annual report to the legislative counsel prior to the beginning of each regular session of the Congress, with respect to the activities, financial status, condition of the Library, and recommendations as to future operations.

Source:  COM PL 3-37 4; TT Code 1970, 41 TTC 104; TT Code 1980, 41 TTC 104.

 

            505.  Gifts to the Library.

            The librarian is hereby authorized to accept on behalf and in the name of the Library of the Congress of Micronesia, from any government, agency, individual, or any other source, advisory services, grants-in-aid, and gifts and donations of money  and other property for the benefit of the Library; provided that any grant-in-aid, donation, or other form of assistance involving an obligation on the part of the Library of the Congress of Micronesia shall require the approval of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Representatives of the Congress of Micronesia.

Source:  COM PL 3-37 5; TT Code 1970, 41 TTC 105; TT Code 1980, 41 TTC 105.

 

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