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2004 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Introduced)

The Library of Virginia

Item 259

Item 259 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Archives Management (13700)$6,456,474$6,113,269
Central Records Management (13701)FY2003 $1,344,199FY2004 $1,193,131
Local Records Services (13702)FY2003 $1,107,184FY2004 $1,087,823
Publications (13703)FY2003 $881,338FY2004 $770,023
Reference (13704)FY2003 $1,494,104FY2004 $1,460,404
Restoration Services (13705)FY2003 $879,649FY2004 $851,888
Financial Assistance for Management and Preservation of Local Circuit Court Records (13706)FY2003 $750,000FY2004 $750,000
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2003 $4,352,606FY2004 $3,976,200
SpecialFY2003 $2,103,868FY2004 $2,137,069

Authority: Title 42.1, Chapters 1 and 7, Code of Virginia.


A.1. Out of this appropriation, $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000 the second year from nongeneral funds is provided to support a program for preservation of local circuit court records.


2. Included in this appropriation are 14.00 FTE positions to be specifically dedicated to processing and preserving the permanent records of the circuit courts pursuant to § 14.1-112, Code of Virginia.


3. The Librarian of Virginia shall report annually to the Secretary of Education on progress in the processing and preserving of circuit court records.


B.1. It is the intent of the General Assembly to relieve the 54-year backlog in processing significant archival, special and other historical collections before the year 2020. To address this backlog, $650,000 and 15 positions the first year and $650,000 and 15 positions the second year from the general fund are included in this appropriation.


2. The Librarian of Virginia and the State Archivist shall conduct an annual study of The Library of Virginia's archival preservation needs and priorities, and shall report annually by December 1 to the Governor and the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees of the General Assembly on The Library of Virginia's progress to date in reducing its archival backlog.