2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wagner
VCSFA Facility Enhancements

Item 437 #1s

Item 437 #1s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority FY2017 $0 FY2018 $25,000,000 NGF

Page 429, line 37, strike "$15,800,021" and insert "$40,800,021".

Page 429, following line 48, insert:

"In addition to the amounts provided for Maintenance and Operation of Space Flight Facilities, the Secretary of Transportation with the cooperation of the Secretary of Finance shall effectively transfer an amount of not more than $25,000,000 from the funds appropriated in Item 453 of this act for the construction of additional facilities at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport in support of both commercial space flight and unmanned systems activities including construction of: i) a fully contained and secure payload processing facility; ii) hangar and operational facilities adjacent to the existing UAS runway; and iii) a deep water dock and operational facility at the north end of Wallops Island.".


(This amendment directs an additional $25.0 million NGF from the Transportation Trust Fund for facility improvements at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Spaceport.)