2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marshall D.
Danville Welcome Center

Item 125 #1h

Item 125 #1h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Commerce And Trade
Virginia Tourism Authority FY2007 $100,000 FY2008 $200,000 GF

Page 97, line 5, strike "$16,600,049" and insert "$16,700,049".
Page 97, line 5, strike "$14,749,942" and insert "$14,949,942".
Page 99, line 3, strike "$100,000" and insert, "$200,000".
Page 99, line 3, after "the first year", insert:
"and $200,000 the second year"
Page 99, line 4, after "Center." insert:
"This funding shall not be provided unless and until the City of Danville conveys the property on which the existing regional Welcome Center sits to the Commonwealth and the Welcome Center is accepted into the state network of Welcome Centers operated and managed by the Virginia Tourism Authority."

(This amendment provides $100,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year to cover the operating costs of the Danville Welcome Center along Route 29. The existing welcome center building is owned by the Commonwealth but sits on property owned by the City of Danville. Although there is an operational Welcome Center it is not currently part of the statewide system of Welcome Centers operated by the Virginia Tourism Authority.)