2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

Virginia Historical Society

Item 531 #105h

Item 531 #105h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $0 FY2006 $200,000 GF

Page 482, after line 18, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $200,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the Virginia Historical Society."

(This amendment provides $200,000 from the general fund in the second year to the Virginia Historical Society for support of the organization's operations and educational programs. Originally founded in 1831, the Virginia Historical Society collects, preserves, and interprets the Commonwealth's past in order to educate and support present and future generations. The organization provides public lectures, seminars, conferences, and teacher training and recertification workshops, as well as arranging school group tours and activities.)