2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McEachin
Tobacco Commission: SB XXX (language only)

Item 466 #2s

Item 466 #2s

Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations

Page 427, line 12, strike "." and insert:
", and distributed as follows:
a. an amount not to exceed $27,500,000 for the attraction of economic development projects that the secure new or expand existing industries,
b. an amount not to exceed $27,500,000 for initiatives that increase and enhance educational attainment,
c. an amount not to exceed $27,500,000 for the deployment of rural broadband infrastructure, and
d. an amount not to exceed $27,500,000 for the commercialization of agricultural research conducted at Virginia Colleges and Universities and other scientific research performed at one of the Commonwealth's National Cancer Institute-designated research institutes."

(This amendment provides discreet annual appropriations of securitized Tobacco Commission revenues to funding categories proposed in SB XXX of the 2015 General Assembly.)