2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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LOV Grants for Local Libraries

Item 255 #6s

Item 255 #6s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Other
The Library of Virginia FY2001 $300,000 FY2002 $0 GF

Page 201, line 50, strike "$5,572,297" and insert "$5,872,297".
Page 202, line 9, before "It", insert "A.".
Page 202, after line 24, insert:
"B. The Library Board shall develop a grant program for public library construction projects.  This Item includes $300,000 the first year for construction grants to be used for the following public libraries:  Suffolk/Portsmouth, $75,000; Dinwiddie, $75,000; Greene, $50,000; Mathews, $50,000; and Rockingham, $50,000.  By November 1, 2000 the Librarian of Virginia shall report to the Governor and the General Assembly on the process to be used for requesting funds and the criteria for allocating funds."

(This amendment provides funds for several regional library projects, and calls for the development of a local library grant program.)