2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lambert
Co-Patron(s): Stosch
Public Broadcasting Lease (language only)

Item 266 #1s

Item 266 #1s

Finance, Secretary of

Page 259, after line 45, insert:
"E.  The Secretary of Finance and the State Treasurer shall lease or otherwise finance equipment for the conversion of Commonwealth Public Broadcasting Corporation to the Federal Communications Commissions' new digital standard.  The total value of such equipment pursuant to this authorization shall commence after July 1, 2002.  The Secretary and the Treasurer shall develop a plan for the acquisition of the required equipment as soon as possible and the timely transfer, sublease, or loan of such equipment to Commonwealth Public Broadcasting."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)