2003 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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VA SATSLab (language only)

Item 477 #2c

Item 477 #2c

Aviation, Department of

Page 448, after line 3, insert:
"E.  The department is authorized to expend up to $1,000,000 of Aviation Special Funds in fiscal year 2003 to match federal funding available for a joint partnership venture comprising NASA, the Federal Aviation Administration, the aviation industry, and Virginia’s institutions of higher education.  The project shall target research efforts to promote safety and greater access for rural airports.”

(This amendment authorizes the Department of Aviation to spend up to $1.0 million to match some $3.0 million of NASA funds. The Virginia SATSLab project is designed to promote air travel in rural areas.)