2004 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Ware
Co-Patron(s): Fralin, Griffith
Center in the Square

Item 531 #41h

Item 531 #41h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $1,300,000 FY2006 $1,300,000 GF

Page 388, after line 37, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $1,300,000 the first year and $1,300,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the Western Virginia Foundation for the Arts and Sciences for the Center in the Square."

(This amendment provides a general fund grant of $1.3 million each year to support the continuing operations of the Center in the Square, which is operated by the Western Virginia Foundation for the Arts and Sciences. Of the general fund dollars provided in this amendment, $600,000 each year will be used to support the center's continuing operations, and $700,000 each year will be used to assist in the construction of the Passenger Station and O. Winston Link Museum. The request for capital construction assistance is being made in concert with the History Museum and Historical Society of Western Virginia.)