2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Tata
Co-Patron(s): Callahan
Civil War Movies

Item 130 #11h

Item 130 #11h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Commerce And Trade
Virginia Tourism Authority FY2001 $1,000,000 FY2002 $0 GF

Page 83, line 37, strike "$21,983,141" and insert "$22,983,141".
Page 85, after line 47 insert:
"N.  Out of the amounts in this Item shall be provided $1,000,000 in the first year from the general fund to be used as incentives to partnership with a film company for the filming, in Virginia, of up to two movies on the Civil War.  Prior to the offer of any incentives, the film company must certify that a distribution and production agreement has been reached with a network, cable or theatrical distributor.  Any consideration for incentives shall be directly tied to an in-kind promotional agreement between such company and the Virginia Tourism Corporation.  Such in-kind agreements may include promotional advertising, inclusion of a promotional "trailer", and promotional links to related "Web Domains".  The Virginia Tourism Corporation may also set other criteria in determining the amount of incentives to award such company.

(This amendment provides incentive funding for the filming of two Civil War movies in Virginia.)