1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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JLARC Public Broadcasting Study (language only)

Item 16 #1c

Item 16 #1c

Legislative Department
Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission

Page 10, after line 47, insert:
"F. The Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission shall study: 1) the implications of the Federal Communication Commission's requirement that Public Broadcasting Stations begin digital transmission of television programs in the year 2003, with special regard for programming implications;  and 2) the use of existing funding from the Commonwealth by Virginia stations receiving Community Service Grants from the Commonwealth.  In conducting its study, the Commission may consult with Virginia Public Broadcasting Stations, the Virginia Public Telecommunications Board, and such other agencies or institutions as may seem appropriate."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)