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Maryland Code, Education § 23-301

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(a) In this subtitle the following words have the meanings indicated.

(b)(1) “Depository library” means a library designated for the receipt and maintenance of State publications.

(2) “Depository library” includes:

(i) The State Library Resource Center;

(ii) The Maryland Department of Legislative Services Library;

(iii) The State Archives;

(iv) The Maryland Thurgood Marshall State Law Library;

(v) The McKeldin Library of the University of Maryland;

(vi) The Library of Congress;  and

(vii) Any other library designated by the Commission on State Publications Depository and Distribution Program as a depository library.

(c) “Program” means the State Publications Depository and Distribution Program.

(d) “State agency” means any permanent or temporary State office, department, division or unit, bureau, board, commission, task force, authority, institution, State college or university, and any other unit of State government, whether executive, legislative, or judicial, and includes any subunits of State government.

(e)(1) “State publication” means informational materials produced, regardless of format, by the authority of, or at the total or partial expense of any State agency.

(2) “State publication” includes a publication sponsored by a State agency, issued in conjunction with, or under contract with the federal government, local units of government, private individuals, institutions, corporations, research firms, or other entities.

(3) “State publication” does not include correspondence, interoffice and intraoffice memoranda, routine forms or other internal records, publications of bicounty agencies which comply with this program as required in § 23-304 of this subtitle, or any informational listing which any State statute provides shall be sold to members of the public for a fee.

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