2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Joannou
Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation*

Item 493 #260h

Item 493 #260h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2009 $500,000 FY2010 $0 GF

Page 444, after line 34, insert:
"Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation*        500,000     0".

(This amendment provides $500,000 the first year from the general fund to the Virginia Maritime Heritage Foundation. The requested funds would used to help support the operations and upkeep of the Pilot Schooner Virginia. The schooner help promote Virginia tourism, economic development and offers "life skills" training to Virginia students ages 13-17. One half of these students come from economically disadvantaged homes and receive scholarships to participate in these training programs.)