2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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Cooperative Advertising Programs

Item 129 #1h

Item 129 #1h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Commerce And Trade
Virginia Tourism Authority FY2013 $0 FY2014 $50,000 GF

Page 100, line 44, strike "$19,238,612" and insert "$19,288,612".
Page 102, line 9, strike "$280,012" and insert "$330,012".
Page 102, line 12, strike "$80,012" and insert "$130,012".
Page 102, line 21, strike "Northern".
Page 102, line 22, after "markets" insert:
"through the "See Virginia First," a partnership operated by the Virginia Association of Broadcasters, in association with its affiliates in other states in the region, provided that the Association can obtain contributions of at least $1,492,632 in television, radio and station-related internet advertising value to promote tourism in Virginia."

(This amendment adds language to a set-aside for tourism marketing in the Washington D.C. and Baltimore, Maryland markets to ensure that the state leverages the funds to receive matching advertising contributions for its expenditures.)