2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ware
Co-Patron(s): Griffith
Virginia Library Association

Item 493 #304h

Item 493 #304h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2009 $6,000,000 FY2010 $0 GF

Page 444, after line 34, insert:
"Virginia Library Association           6,000,000        0".

(This amendment provides $6.0 million the first year to the Virginia Library Association. The requested funds would be divided evenly into three capital improvement projects. First, Find It Virginia - $2.0 million is requested to expand the current level of services which provides 15 databases that contain various collections of on-line full-text magazines, journals, newspapers, and reference books for all public libraries, K-12 schools, and community colleges. Second, $2.0 million is requested for the purchase of materials for library collections. Third, $2.0 million is requested to cover the cost of new and replacement hardware to manage the state's permanent electronic records.)