2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Reid
Richmond Sports Backers

Item 481 #116h

Item 481 #116h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $100,000 FY2008 $100,000 GF

Page 418, line 4, strike "$19,210,000" and insert "$19,310,000".
Page 418, line 4, strike "$600,000" and insert "$700,000".
Page 419, after line 49, insert:
"Metropolitan Richmond Sports Backers    100,000      100,000".

(This amendment provides $100,000 each year from the general fund to the Metropolitan Richmond Sports Backers to support such events as the James River Adventure Games, the World Duathalon Championships, the North America Cup Fencing Championships, and the Richmond Marathon. These events, and others, will attract over 68,000 visitors to the region and generate economic impact of over $17 million, while highlighting Richmond and the surrounding region to a national audience.)