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The 2023 Florida Statutes (including Special Session C)

Chapter 257
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F.S. 257.031
257.031 State Librarian; appointment and duties.
(1) The State Librarian shall be appointed by the Secretary of State, shall have completed a library school program accredited by the American Library Association, and shall serve as the director of the Division of Library and Information Services of the Department of State. The Secretary of State may, in making the appointment of State Librarian, consult the members of the State Library Council.
(2) The State Librarian shall:
(a) Keep a record of the proceedings of the State Library Council;
(b) Keep an accurate account of the financial transactions of the division;
(c) Have charge of the work of the division in organizing new libraries and improving those already established;
(d) In general, perform such duties as may, from time to time, be assigned to him or her by the Secretary of State; and
(e) Manage operations of the programs assigned by law to the division.
History.s. 4, ch. 70-250; s. 1, ch. 70-439; s. 4, ch. 78-323; ss. 3, 4, ch. 81-68; ss. 1, 4, ch. 82-46; s. 1, ch. 83-24; s. 2, ch. 83-265; s. 15, ch. 86-163; ss. 2, 3, ch. 90-21; s. 5, ch. 91-429; s. 151, ch. 95-148; s. 3, ch. 2005-207.