2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

Metro Richmond Sports Backers

Item 531 #72h

Item 531 #72h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $0 FY2006 $50,000 GF

Page 482, after line 18, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $50,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the Metro Richmond Sports Backers."

(This amendment provides $50,000 from the general fund in the second year to the Metro Richmond Sports Backers. The organization strives to attract events that produce economic benefits though tourism activity, improve the quality of life of local residents, and highlight Richmond and the surrounding region to national audiences. The funding provided will support events such as the NCAA Division I women's volleyball championship, the X-Games trials, the International Team Gymnastics Championship, the Richmond Marathon, and the Monument Avenue 10K Run.)