"Tribal college" means an accredited college, operated or controlled 3
by a federally recognized American Indian tribe or band in this state, that meets the 4
requirements of 25 USC 1804
43.12 (8) of the statutes is created to read:
For the purposes of this section, a county that provides library service 7
solely under s. 43.57 (2m) is a county that maintains a consolidated public library, 8
and a tribal college-county joint library under s. 43.57 (2m) is a branch of the 9
43.15 (4) (c) 1. of the statutes is amended to read:
(c) 1. Is established under this chapter.
A tribal college-county joint
12library under s. 43.57 (2m) is a library established under this chapter.
43.15 (4) (c) 3. of the statutes is amended to read:
(c) 3. Is authorized by its municipal governing body or county board 15
to participate in the public library system. If the library is a tribal college-county
16joint library, it is authorized by an agreement under 43.57 (2m).
43.15 (4) (c) 4. of the statutes is amended to read:
(c) 4. Enters into a written agreement with the public library system 19
board to participate in the system and its activities, to participate in interlibrary loan 20
of materials with other system libraries,
and to provide, to any resident of the system 21
area, the same library services, on the same terms, that are provided to the residents
of the municipality or county that established the member library. This subdivision 2
does not prohibit a municipal, county,
or joint public library from giving preference 3
to its residents in library group programs held for children or adults if the library 4
limits the number of persons who may participate in the group program, or from 5
providing remote access to a library's electronic database online resources
only to its 6
43.57 (2m) of the statutes is created to read:
43.57 (2m) Tribal college-county joint libraries.
(a) A county board may 9
enter into an agreement with a tribal college to maintain a public library for the 10
(b) An agreement under par. (a) shall require all of the following:
1. That the tribal college annually provide to the county board an accounting 13
of the expenditure of any appropriations received from the county.
2. Except as provided in this subdivision, that the tribal college make the 15
library free for the use of the inhabitants of the county. The tribal college may 16
prescribe reasonable regulations for the use of the library so as to render the use of 17
the library most beneficial to the greatest number of persons. The tribal college may 18
exclude from the use of the library all persons who willfully violate the regulations.
(c) Sections 43.52 to 43.54 do not apply to a tribal college-county joint library 20
under this subsection.
43.57 (4) (bm) of the statutes is created to read:
(bm) 1. In a county with a tribal college-county joint library under 23
sub. (2m), there shall be a 3-member county library board. One member shall be 24
appointed by the tribal college, one member shall be appointed by the American
Indian tribe or band that controls the college, and one member shall be appointed by 2
the county board.
2. A board under this paragraph shall have any powers provided in the 4
agreement under sub. (2m), shall advise the library on any matter related to library 5
service, and shall, within 60 days of the conclusion of the fiscal year of the county, 6
provide the report under s. 43.58 (6) to the county and the division.
43.57 (5) (a) of the statutes is renumbered 43.57 (5) (a) 1.
43.57 (5) (a) 2. of the statutes is created to read:
(a) 2. Upon the initial establishment of a board under sub. (4) (bm), 10
the member appointed by the county board shall serve for a 2-year term, the member 11
appointed by the American Indian tribe or band shall serve for a 3-year term, and 12
the member appointed by the tribal college shall serve for a 4-year term. Thereafter, 13
terms shall be for 3 years. Vacancies shall be filled for unexpired terms in the same 14
manner as regular appointments are made.
43.57 (5) (b) (intro.) of the statutes is amended to read:
(b) (intro.) No compensation shall be paid to the members of a board 17
under sub. (4) (a) or (b) to (bm)
for their services, except as follows:
43.57 (5) (c) of the statutes is amended to read:
(c) A majority of the membership of a board under sub. (4) (a) or (b) 20to (bm)
constitutes a quorum, but any such board may, by resolution, provide that 3 21
or more members constitute a quorum.
43.58 (6) (a) of the statutes is amended to read:
(a) Within 60 days after the conclusion of the fiscal year of the 24
municipality or county in which the public library is located, the library board,
25including a library board under s. 43.57 (4) (bm),
shall make a report to the division
and to its governing body or, for a library board under s. 43.57 (4) (bm), the county
2board of the county in which the library is located
. The report shall state the 3
condition of the library board's trust and the various sums of money received for the 4
use of the public library during the year, specifying separately the amounts received 5
from appropriations, from the income of trust funds, from rentals and other revenues 6
of the public library and from other sources. The report shall state the condition of 7
all funds in the library board's control and shall state in detail the disbursements on 8
account of the public library during that fiscal year.
43.58 (8) of the statutes is created to read:
Except as provided under sub. (6), this section does not apply to a 11
library board under s. 43.57 (4) (bm).