Library Laws and Rules
Government Code, Chapter 441, for Texas State Library and Archives Commission
Chapter 441 includes the following key sections:
Texas Administrative Code (TAC) for Texas State Library and Archives Commission, 13 TAC 1
Library rules are found throughout the administrative code for TSLAC. They include:
The Texas State Library and Archives Commission receives Grants to States funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services IMLS) through the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA).
- The Grants to States program is outlined in Subchapter 2, 20 U.S.C, Chapter 72-Museum and Library Services
- The federal regulations that must be followed in administering federal funds are in 200 CFR, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
Library Laws of Texas offers an online compilation of Texas statutes relating to libraries and librarians. The annotated references provide links to the full statutes maintained at the Texas Legislative Council website Texas Legislature Online,which is current through the 3rd called session of the 83rd Legislature, August 2013, and to rules contained in the Texas Secretary of State website for the Texas Administrative Code.