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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 3,562,000
Net change from current biennium 115,000 Increase
Percent change from current biennium 3.3% Increase

Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2019-21 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2017-19 Actual 2019-21 Estimated 2021-23 Proposed
3,447,000 General Fund - State 3,272,343 3,447,000 3,562,000
128,000 128,000 Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 128,000
3,575,000 128,000 Total Appropriated Funds 3,400,343 3,447,000 3,562,000

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,714,413 1,771,993 546,110 1,785,000 1,777,000

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
226,849 7.1% (1,082,240) (31.8%) 1,243,897 53.7%

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2018-19 Actual 2019-20 Estimated 2020-21 Estimated 2021-22 Proposed 2022-23 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 8.2 7.7 8.0 13.8 13.8