2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Brink
State Match for Va. Newsletter for the Blind

Item 367 #1h

Item 367 #1h

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Health And Human Resources
Blind and Vision Impaired, Department for the FY2003 $0 FY2004 $75,000 GF

Page 287, line 12, strike "$1,255,507" and insert "$1,330,507".

(This amendment provides $75,000 the second year to the National Federation for the Blind, a nonprofit organization located in Washington, D.C., to establish the Virginia Newsletter for the Blind. The National Federation of the Blind received a $4,000,000 grant from the federal Institute of Museum and Library Services to establish a nationally conducted audio daily newspaper and information service for blind and disabled readers. Funding would allow Virginia newspaper information to be made available to these readers.)