2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Welcome Center Operations (language only)

Item 130 #11s

Item 130 #11s

Commerce And Trade
Virginia Tourism Authority

Page 83, strike lines 43 through 51 and insert:
"A.1.  The Department of Transportation shall pay to the Virginia Tourism Authority at least $450,000 each year for continued operation of the Welcome Centers.  The Department of Transportation shall fund maintenance at each facility based on the agreed upon service levels contained in the Memorandum of Agreement to be executed by the Virginia Tourism Authority and the Department of Transportation.
2.  To the extent necessary to fund the operations of the Welcome Centers, the Virginia Tourism Authority shall collect fees paid by businesses for display space at the Welcome Centers."

(This amendment provides at least $450,000 of vending machine revenue for the Virginia Tourism Authority from the Department of Transportation. The amendment also authorizes the Authority to continue to collect revenue from fees paid by businesses for display space at the Welcome Centers.)