22-1-226. Use of Montana state library trust. (1) The principal of the Montana state library trust established in 22-1-225 is subject to investment by the board of investments in accordance with investment principles established for the investment of state funds in Title 17, chapter 6, part 2.
(2) Unless otherwise provided by the donor, donations received pursuant to 22-1-103 must be placed in the Montana state library trust.
(3) Interest earned on the principal of the Montana state library trust may be used for providing library service to Montanans, including those who, because of disability, cannot read standard print.
(4) Revenue that is not expended on the service authorized in subsection (3) and that is not expended at the end of each fiscal year remains in the Montana state library trust for investment as provided in subsection (1).
(5) The provisions of 17-2-108 that require the expenditure of nongeneral fund money prior to the expenditure of general fund money do not apply to the expenditure of revenue made available to the library from the Montana state library trust.
History: En. Sec. 2, Ch. 339, L. 1995; amd. Sec. 16, Ch. 34, L. 2001.