2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bell Richard P.
Co-Patron(s): Landes
Design of Waynesboro Branch VMNH

Item 382 #1h

Item 382 #1h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Natural Resources
Virginia Museum of Natural History FY2017 $250,000 FY2018 $0 GF
FY2017 $20,000 FY2018 $20,000 NGF

Page 374, line 25, strike "$3,287,401" and insert "$3,557,401".
Page 374, line 25, strike "$3,093,755" and insert "$3,113,755".

Page 374, after line 39, insert:

"Included in the appropriation for this item is $250,000 from the general fund in the first year and $20,000 of nongeneral fund resources from private donations in each year of the biennium to proceed with the development of plans for public science education, exhibits on the biology, geology, paleontology and archaeology of the Shenandoah Valley and surrounding region, and a science laboratory with public interaction capabilities.  The facility will be known as the VMNH Waynesboro Campus."


(This amendment provides $250,000 from the general fund in the first year, as well as $20,000 each year in nongeneral fund resources to proceed with the design and development of the Waynesboro Campus of the Virginia Museum of Natural History. Funding will be used to hire a museum design firm. Revenue to support the proposed facility will come in the form of admission fees, memberships, an annual campaign and local grants.)