State Law Library - Current Law

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.
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Operating Budget: Summary

Appropriated Funds

2021-23 Appropriations Appropriated Funds Expenditures
Amount Estimated Balance   2019-21 Actual 2021-23 Estimated 2023-25 Proposed
3,727,000 3,727,000 General Fund - State 3,446,985
Pension Funding Stabilization Acct - State 128,000
3,727,000 3,727,000 Total Appropriated Funds 3,574,985

Non-Appropriated Funds

Operating Budget: Program Summary

Program Title Actual Estimated Proposed
Actual Estimated Estimated Proposed Proposed
Annual Total 1,802,991 1,784,266 472,053

Operating Budget: Change from Preceding Biennium

Actual Estimated Proposed
Amount Percent Amount Percent Amount Percent
174,642 5.1% (1,318,665) (36.9%) (2,256,319) (100.0%)

Employment Summary

  Actual Estimated Proposed
  2020-21 Actual 2021-22 Estimated 2022-23 Estimated 2023-24 Proposed 2024-25 Proposed
FTE Staff Years 8.0 8.4 8.0