2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Center

Item 493 #232h

Item 493 #232h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2009 $900,000 FY2010 $0 GF

Page 444, line 26, strike "$0" and insert "$900,000".

(This amendment provides $900,000 the first year from the general fund to the Virginia Aquarium & Marine Science Museum. The requested funds would be used to purchase a replacement Ocean in Motion vehicle outfitted with state-of-the art aquariums; upgrade the vehicle's on-site "docking' facilities; expand the holding systems for marine species used in outreach; and support the staffing critical to the success of the program.)