Download Zipped Enrolled WordPerfect HB0041.ZIP
[Introduced][Status][Bill Documents][Fiscal Note] [Bills Directory]

H.B. 41 Enrolled






Chief Sponsor: Michael E. Noel

Senate Sponsor: Thomas V. Hatch

             7      Cosponsors:
             8      David N. Cox
             9      Janice M. FisherSteven R. Mascaro
Karen W. MorganMark W. Walker
Peggy Wallace              10     
             11      LONG TITLE
             12      General Description:
             13          This bill modifies provisions of the State Library Division within the Department of
             14      Community and Culture related to its duties and responsibilities for providing access to
             15      and preserving state publications.
             16      Highlighted Provisions:
             17          This bill:
             18          .    requires the State Library Division to establish, operate, and maintain a digital
             19      library of state publications;
             20          .    requires state agencies and political subdivisions to deposit digital copies of their
             21      publications with the division;
             22          .    provides that state agencies may not remove state publications from public access
             23      unless digital copies of the publications have been deposited with the division; and
             24          .    eliminates distinctions between complete and selective depository libraries.
             25      Monies Appropriated in this Bill:
             26          None
             27      Other Special Clauses:
             28          None
             29      Utah Code Sections Affected:

             30      AMENDS:
             31          9-7-101, as last amended by Chapter 172, Laws of Utah 2001
             32          9-7-203, as last amended by Chapter 256, Laws of Utah 2002
             33          9-7-207, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 1992
             34          9-7-209, as renumbered and amended by Chapter 241, Laws of Utah 1992
             35      REPEALS AND REENACTS:
             36          9-7-208, as last amended by Chapter 32, Laws of Utah 1995
             38      Be it enacted by the Legislature of the state of Utah:
             39          Section 1. Section 9-7-101 is amended to read:
             40           9-7-101. Definitions.
             41          As used in this chapter:
             42          (1) "Division" means the State Library Division.
             43          (2) "Library board" means the library board of directors appointed locally as authorized
             44      by Section 9-7-402 or 9-7-502 and which exercises general policy authority for library services
             45      within a city or county of the state, regardless of the title by which it is known locally.
             46          (3) "Physical format" means a transportable medium in which analog or digital
             47      information is published, such as print, microform, magnetic disk, or optical disk.
             48          [(3)] (4) "Policy" means the public library online access policy adopted by a library
             49      board to meet the requirements of Section 9-7-215 .
             50          [(4)] (5) "Political subdivision" means [any] a county, city, town, school district, public
             51      transit district, redevelopment agency, or special improvement or taxing district.
             52          [(5)] (6) "State agency" means the state, [any] an office, department, agency, authority,
             53      commission, board, institution, hospital, college, university, or other instrumentality of the
             54      state.
             55          [(6)] (7) (a) "State publication" means [any] a book, compilation, directory, document,
             56      contract or grant report, hearing memorandum, journal, law, legislative bill, magazine, map,
             57      monograph, order, ordinance, pamphlet, periodical, proceeding, public memorandum,

             58      resolution, register, rule, report, statute, audiovisual material, electronic publication,
             59      micrographic form and tape or disc recording regardless of format or method of reproduction,
             60      issued or published by [any] a state agency or political subdivision for distribution.
             61          (b) "State publication" does not include [any] correspondence, internal confidential
             62      publications, office memoranda, university press publications, or publications of the state
             63      historical society.
             64          Section 2. Section 9-7-203 is amended to read:
             65           9-7-203. Division duties.
             66          The division shall:
             67          (1) establish, operate, and maintain a state publications collection, a digital library of
             68      state publications, a bibliographic control system, and depositories as provided in this part;
             69          (2) cooperate with:
             70          (a) other agencies to facilitate public access to government information through
             71      electronic networks or other means;
             72          [(3) cooperate with] (b) other state or national libraries or library agencies; and
             73          [(4) cooperate with] (c) the federal government or agencies in accepting federal aid
             74      whether in the form of funds or otherwise;
             75          [(5)] (3) receive bequests, gifts, and endowments of money and deposit the funds with
             76      the state treasurer to be placed in the State Library Donation Fund, which funds shall be held
             77      for the purpose, if any, specifically directed by the donor; and
             78          [(6)] (4) receive bequests, gifts, and endowments of property to be held, used, or
             79      disposed of, as directed by the donor, with the approval of the Division of Finance.
             80          Section 3. Section 9-7-207 is amended to read:
             81           9-7-207. Deposit of state publications.
             82          (1) (a) Each state agency and political subdivision publishing a digital version of a state
             83      publication shall deposit a digital copy with the division.
             84          (b) Each state agency and political subdivision shall deposit with the division copies of
             85      each state publication [issued by the state agency] that it elects to publish in a physical format

             86      in the numbers specified by the state librarian.
             87          [(b)] (c) The division shall forward two copies of each state publication published in a
             88      physical format deposited with it by a state agency to the Library of Congress, one copy to the
             89      state archivist, at least one copy to each depository library, and retain two copies.
             90          [(2) (a) Each political subdivision shall deposit with the division two copies of each
             91      state publication issued by it.]
             92          [(b) The division shall forward one copy of each state publication deposited with it by
             93      a political subdivision to the state archivist and retain the other copy.]
             94          [(3)] (2) Each state agency or political subdivision shall deposit with the division [two
             95      copies of audiovisual materials and tape or disc recordings] a digital copy of each audio and
             96      video publication or recording issued by it for bibliographic listing and retention in the [state
             97      library collection] digital library.
             98          (3) Each state agency or political subdivision shall deposit with the division copies of
             99      audio and video publications or recordings issued by it in physical formats in the numbers
             100      specified by the state librarian for bibliographic listing and retention in the state library
             101      collection.
             102          (4) (a) The division shall publish or make available to the public through electronic
             103      networks a list of state agency publications.
             104          (b) The list shall be published periodically and distributed to depository libraries and
             105      the state archivist.
             106          [(4)] (5) Materials the division considers not to be of major public interest will be
             107      listed, but no copies will be required for deposit.
             108          Section 4. Section 9-7-208 is repealed and reenacted to read:
             109          9-7-208. Digital library for permanent public access.
             110          (1) The division shall manage and maintain an online, web-accessible digital library for
             111      state publications.
             112          (2) The division shall provide for permanent public access to the publications in the
             113      digital library.

             114          (3) The library shall be accessible by agency, author, title, subject, keyword, and such
             115      other means as provided by the division.
             116          (4) (a) Each state agency publishing a digital version of a state publication shall deposit
             117      a digital copy of the publication with the division.
             118          (b) A state agency may not remove a state publication it posts to its public website until
             119      a copy is deposited into the digital library for permanent public access.
             120          Section 5. Section 9-7-209 is amended to read:
             121           9-7-209. Depository libraries.
             122          (1) Upon application, a library in this state may be designated as a [complete or
             123      selective] depository library by the division.
             124          (2) To be designated as a depository library, a library shall contract with the division
             125      to:
             126          (a) provide adequate facilities for the storage and use of state publications[, to];
             127          (b) render reasonable service without charge to patrons[,]; and [to]
             128          (c) provide reasonable access to state publications.
             129          (3) A [complete] depository library shall receive at least one copy of all state
             130      publications issued by state agencies in a physical format.
             131          [(4) A selective depository library shall receive those state publications issued by state
             132      agencies pertinent to its selection profile and those specifically requested by the library.]
             133          (4) Each depository library shall have electronic network access to the bibliographic
             134      records and the state publications deposited with the division for the purposes of local
             135      preservation and providing local access.

[Bill Documents][Bills Directory]