2002 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 814)

The Library of Virginia

Item 256

Item 256 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs (14300)$21,240,201$21,240,201
Financial Assistance to Public Libraries - Formula Aid (14301)FY2001 $21,240,201FY2002 $21,240,201
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2001 $20,485,543FY2002 $20,485,543
Federal TrustFY2001 $754,658FY2002 $754,658

Authority: Title 42.1, Chapter 3, Code of Virginia.

A. Funds provided in this Item are sufficient to meet the Commonwealth's objective to fully fund the state formula for state aid to local libraries.

B. It is the objective of the Commonwealth that all local public libraries receiving state aid provide access to their patrons to worldwide electronic information on the Internet. It is the intent of the General Assembly that local public libraries receiving state aid invest in the technology necessary to provide or enhance this service.