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2014 Session

Budget Bill - SB29 (Introduced)

The Library of Virginia

Item 239

Item 239 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Financial Assistance for Educational, Cultural, Community, and Artistic Affairs (14300)$14,771,834$15,233,584
State Formula Aid for Local Public Libraries (14301)FY2013 $14,771,834FY2014 $15,233,584
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2013 $14,771,834FY2014 $15,233,584

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 $190,070 the first year and $190,070 the second year from the general fund to supplement the state formula aid distribution provided in Title 42.1, Code of Virginia, for Fairfax Public Library System.


C. Out of this appropriation, $2,750 the second year from the general fund is designated to supplement the state formula distribution provided in Title 42.1, Code of Virginia for the City of Portsmouth public library to support instruction in the basic operation of computers.


D. Out of this appropriation, $9,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to supplement the state formula distribution provided in Title 42.1, Code of Virginia for Wythe-Grayson Regional Library to replace nine obsolete computers.