2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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LOV Language on Infopowering & Grants (language only)

Item 255 #5s

Item 255 #5s

Education: Other
The Library of Virginia

248, strike lines 14 through 31 and insert:
"B.  This item includes $1,000,000 the first year and $1,600,000 the second year from the general fund to assist the Library of Virginia in its efforts to increase Internet access and electronic information at local public libraries and for electronic resources materials.  The Librarian of Virginia shall report to the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees prior to the 2002 Session of the General Assembly on progress made in using these funds to advance public access to technology and electronic information, including Internet-based information."
Page 248, line 41, before "By" insert:
"In the second year, The Library of Virginia shall make grants to the following public libraries: Goochland County ($50,000) and Russell County ($25,000)".

(This amendment reduces the funds provided in the second year for Infopowering, and designates a portion of current funding for library grants.)