2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Library of Virginia and Clerks of the Circuit Court (language only)

Item 4-14 #2s

Item 4-14 #2s

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Page 621, after line 1, insert:

"§ 4-14.00 Library of Virginia and Clerks of the Circuit Court

The Library of Virginia shall partner with the Offices of the Clerks of the Circuit Court to identify the challenges in restoring the volumes of historical records treated with cellulose acetate lamination that are housed within the Circuit Court Clerks' offices across the Commonwealth.  The Library shall work to identify the number and current condition of these volumes and provide an estimate of costs to stabilize and preserve these volumes.  The Library of Virginia and the Clerks of the Circuit Court shall submit a report of these findings and a proposed preservation plan by December 1, 2022, to the Governor and the General Assembly."

Page 621, line 2, strike "§ 4-14.00" and insert "§ 4-15.00".


(This amendment directs the Library of Virginia to review and identify challenges in restoring volumes of records preserved in cellulose acetate format in Offices of Clerks of Circuit Court and establishes a process by which the Clerks can determine the costs needed to preserve records. A report will be submitted to the General Assembly and Governor on the costs associated with the preservation.)