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State Law Library

RCW 27.20

The State Law Library is the primary repository for legal research materials used by all branches of state government.

Agency Mission

The State Law Library provides access to legal information resources for the judicial, legislative, and executive branches of state and local government, and to citizens of the state of Washington. The activities of the State Law Library improve the administration of justice by ensuring access to legal information by all citizens. Services of the State Law Library also improve efficiency for the judiciary and for other public servants by making legal resources available in a timely manner.
Request 3,610,000
Net change from current biennium 208,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 6.1% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2017-19 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2015-17 Actual 2017-19 Estimated 2019-21 Proposed
3,274,000 General Fund - Basic Account - State 3,173,494 3,274,000 3,482,000
128,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 128,000 128,000
3,402,000 Total Appropriated Funds 3,173,494 3,402,000 3,610,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,590,996 1,685,930 677,545 1,810,000 1,800,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
207,546 7.0% (810,019) (25.5%) 1,246,525 52.7%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2016-17 Actual 2017-18 Estimated 2018-19 Estimated 2019-20 Proposed 2020-21 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 8.6 8.8 8.6 13.8 13.8