2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: BaCote
Co-Patron(s): Armstrong, Cline, Gear, Hall, Janis, Marshall R., McClellan, Melvin, Miller, Oder, Saxman, Valentine, Ward
Proton Beam Cancer Therapy Center

Item 481 #254h

Item 481 #254h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $10,000,000 FY2008 $10,000,000 GF

Page 418, line 4, strike "$19,210,000" and insert "$29,210,000".
Page 418, line 4, strike "$600,000" and insert "$10,600,000".
Page 419, after line 49, insert:
"Proton Beam Cancer Therapy Center, to Hampton University for     10,000,000     10,000,000".

(This amendment provides grants of $10.0 million each year from the general fund to Hampton University to support the Proton Beam Therapy Center. The total cost for this center is projected to be $140 million, and its economic benefits to the region will include a number of high tech jobs and personnel. An additional economic benefit will be the use of local hotels by families whose loved ones are treated at the facility. This facility will be only the fifth such facility in the United States and will serve the entire mid-Atlantic region. )