2013 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

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Civil War Preservation

Item 372 #1h

Item 372 #1h

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Natural Resources
Historic Resources, Department of FY2013 $0 FY2014 $300,000 GF

Page 329, line 9, strike "$5,944,497" and insert "$6,244,497".
Page 330, line 22, strike the second "$1,000,000" and insert "$1,300,000".

(This amendment provides $300,000 from the general fund in the second year to protect Civil War historic sites. According to the National Park Service, Virginia has a significant number of Civil War battlefields that are currently endangered by development. Civil War battlefields promote tourism, especially now during the Sesquicentennial of the Civil War and preserve open space in many areas of Virginia.)