2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Norment
Regional Visitor Centers

Item 548 #4s

Item 548 #4s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations FY2001 $3,000,000 FY2002 $5,000,000 GF

Page 374, line 48, strike "$40,250,000" and insert "$43,250,000".
Page 374, line 48, strike "$1,250,000" and insert "$6,250,000".
Page 376, line 42, strike "$6,000,000" and insert "$9,000,000 and in the second year an amount not to exceed $5,000,000".
Page 376, line 48, after "center." insert:
"However, the regional visitor center at Williamsburg shall receive allocations of $5,000,000 the first year and $5,000,000 the second year to develop a model program for technology and connectivity for other regional visitor centers throughout the Commonwealth."

(This amendment provides $8.0 million of additional general fund support for the regional visitor center at Colonial Williamsburg to develop a model information technology and connectivity program. This program will: 1) link together all the regional visitor centers; 2) connect all the regional visitor centers with historic, cultural and recreational sites throughout the Commonwealth; and 3) provide access between the visitor centers and such commercial interests as hotels, motels, and restaurants.)