1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Com Arts Increase Funding

Item 261 #1h

Item 261 #1h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Education: Other
Virginia Commission for the Arts FY1997 $0 FY1998 $350,000 GF

Page 182, line 33, strike "$2,684,757" and insert "$3,034,757".
Page 182, line 38, insert "A."
Page 182, after line 40, insert:
"B.  It is the objective of the Commonwealth to fund the Virginia Commission for the Arts at an amount that equals one dollar for each resident of Virginia."

(This amendment provides $350,000 in the second year from the general fund to increase state arts grants, administered by the Virginia Commission for the Arts. The amendment also establishes the objective of funding the commission on a one dollar per capita basis. Current funding equals about 47 cents per resident of the state.)