2007 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1650 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Putney
Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society

Item 481 #16h

Item 481 #16h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $0 FY2008 $325,000 GF

Page 515, line 5, strike "$7,510,000" and insert "$7,835,000".
Page 521, after line 61, insert:
"Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society     $0     $325,000".

(This amendment provides $325,000 the second year from the general fund to the Chesapeake and Ohio Historical Society to build a railway heritage center in Clifton Forge that serves as a place to educate and entertain the community and to draw tourism to the region. Its' goal is to strengthen the economy of Clifton Forge and the Alleghany Highlands region of Virginia [which currently has one of the highest unemployment rates in the Commonwealth] by making it into a destination tourist venue.)