(a) To be eligible for its State share of the minimum program, a county government
shall levy an annual tax sufficient to provide an amount for library purposes equal
(1) The wealth of the county; times
(2) A uniform percentage, rounded to the fifth decimal place equal to:
(i) 60 percent of the total minimum program for current and capital expenses to be
shared for all counties; divided by
(ii) The total wealth of all the counties.
(b) The State share of the minimum program for current and capital expenses for each
county is the difference between the county share calculated under subsection (a)
of this section and the minimum program for current and capital expenses to be shared
under § 23-503 of this subtitle.
(c) Not more than 20 percent of the county and State shares may be applied to capital
(d) The county appropriation for capital expenses may include funds from any source
except the State.
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