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2008 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 879)

The Library of Virginia

Item 238

Item 238

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Archives Management (13700)$8,699,484$9,049,484
Management of Public Records (13701)FY2009 $945,487FY2010 $945,487
Management of Archival Records (13702)FY2009 $2,881,582FY2010 $3,231,582
Historical and Cultural Publications (13703)FY2009 $995,239FY2010 $995,239
Archival Research Services (13704)FY2009 $1,552,720FY2010 $1,552,720
Conservation-Preservation of Historic Records (13705)FY2009 $1,324,456FY2010 $1,324,456
Circuit Court Record Preservation (13706)FY2009 $1,000,000FY2010 $1,000,000
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2009 $4,352,576FY2010 $4,702,576
SpecialFY2009 $4,078,719FY2010 $4,078,719
Federal TrustFY2009 $268,189FY2010 $268,189

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 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.