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Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Committee Approved)

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Cemetery Acquisition

Item C-302.20 #1h

Item C-302.20 #1h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Public Safety
Veterans Services, Department of FY2007 $583,000 FY2008 $0 GF

Language
Page 594, line 33, strike "$25,000" and insert "$608,000".
Page 595, after line 8, insert:
"4.  Included in this item is $583,000 the first year from the general fund for costs related to the conveyance of approximately 80 acres at the Radford Army Ammunition Plant, New River Unit, donated by the United States government to the Commonwealth for use as a veterans' cemetery.  Final acceptance of the property must be approved by the Governor, after the completion and review of an environmental assessment."


Explanation
(This amendment provides an additional $583,000 to address the costs associated with acquisition of land for the Southwest Virginia Veterans' Cemetery. Federal legislation authorizing the conveyance of the property requires the Commonwealth to cover the costs associated with the conveyance, including survey costs, environmental documentation, and other administrative costs.)