2006 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5002 (Chapter 3)

The Library of Virginia

Item 236

Item 236

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Financial Assistance for Educational, Cultural, Community, and Artistic Affairs (14300)$17,808,571$17,808,571
State Formula Aid for Local Public Libraries (14301)FY2007 $17,808,571FY2008 $17,808,571
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $17,808,571FY2008 $17,808,571

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

A.  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.

B.  Included in this appropriation is $90,070 the first year and $90,070 the second year from the general fund to supplement the state formula aid distribution provided in Title 42.1, Code of Virginia, for libraries or library systems serving populations greater than 600,000.