2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

Chief Patron: Griffith
Co-Patron(s): Ware, O.
Art Museum of Western Virginia

Item 531 #134h

Item 531 #134h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $0 FY2006 $9,800,000 GF

Page 482, after line 18, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $9,800,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the Art Museum of Western Virginia."

(This amendment provides $9,800,000 from the general fund in the second year to the Art Museum of Western Virginia. Funding will support the new Art Museum/IMAX Theatre facility, which will be the boldest public-private partnership economic development project ever undertaken in Western Virginia, and it will transformthe region in unprecedented ways.)