(a) Federal funds. Each subregional library shall receive, as a contract payment, that portion of available federal money which equals the subregional's average percentage of the total active readers served during each of the preceding three years, as certified by the state library on October 15 of each year.
(b) State funds. Each annual budget request prepared by the state librarian shall include the
estimated amount needed to fund this program. After a base contract payment of $7,500 for each subregional library, any additional payment shall be allocated to each subregional using the percentage method identified in subsection (a).
(c) Contract payments. State and federal funds shall be paid to each qualifying subregional library in two payments, on or about October 1 and April 1, subject to appropriation of state and federal funds. (Authorized by K.S.A. 75-2542; implementing K.S.A. 75-2547 and 75-2551; modified, L. 1978, ch. 446, May 1, 1978; modified, L. 1982, ch. 470, May 1, 1982; amended Jan. 16, 1989.)