2007 Session

Budget Bill - HB1650 (Chapter 847)

The Library of Virginia

Item 234

Item 234

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Archives Management (13700)$7,981,686$7,981,686
Management of Public Records (13701)FY2007 $942,968FY2008 $942,968
Management of Archival Records (13702)FY2007 $2,017,528FY2008 $2,017,528
Historical and Cultural Publications (13703)FY2007 $880,335FY2008 $880,335
Archival Research Services (13704)FY2007 $1,407,064FY2008 $1,407,064
Conservation-Preservation of Historic Records (13705)FY2007 $1,233,791FY2008 $1,233,791
Circuit Court Record Preservation (13706)FY2007 $1,500,000FY2008 $1,500,000
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $3,949,722FY2008 $3,949,722
SpecialFY2007 $3,800,910FY2008 $3,800,910
Federal TrustFY2007 $231,054FY2008 $231,054

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

A.1. Out of this appropriation, $3,500,000 the first year and $3,500,000 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 19 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.