2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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VCSFA: UAS Test Range (language only)

Item 428 #1s

Item 428 #1s

Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority

Page 373, line 3, before "Pursuant", insert "A."
Page 373, following line 8, insert:
"B. Prior to allocation of funding authorized in the amendments to Item 444 for construction of a designated test runway for unmanned aerial systems, the Director, Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority, shall negotiate appropriate terms and conditions with the National Aeronautical and Space Administration for the lease or fee-simple ownership of real property at the Wallops Flight Facility by the Commonwealth for the designated runway."

(This amendment directs the Virginia Commercial Spaceflight Authority to negotiate lease or ownership terms with NASA for a designated UAS runway at the Wallops Flight Facility from bond proceeds designated in amendments to Item 444.)