1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Support for Library Archives

Item 265 #2c

Item 265 #2c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Other
The Library of Virginia FY1999 $0 FY2000 $787,943 GF
FY1999 0.00 FY2000 17.00 FTE

Page 215, line 10, strike "$5,344,686" and insert "$6,132,629".
Page 215, line 25, before "1.",  insert "A."
Page 215, after line 38, insert:
"B.1.  It is the intent of the General Assembly to relieve the 54-year backlog in processing significant archival, special and other historical collections before the year 2020.  To address this backlog, $787,943 and 17 positions are provided the second year.
The Librarian of Virginia and the State Archivist shall conduct an annual study of The Library of Virginia's archival preservation needs and priorities, and shall report annually by December 1 to the Governor and the co-chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees of the General Assembly on The Library of Virginia's progress to date in reducing its archival backlog."

(This amendment provides $787,943 from the general fund and 17 positions in the second year to assist in processing the backlog of library archival material at The Library of Virginia.)