2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ruff
Marketing, Branding, and Site Consultant Cultivation

Item 122 #1s

Item 122 #1s

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Commerce and Trade
Virginia Economic Development Partnership FY2019 $2,800,000 FY2020 $2,800,000 GF

Page 96, line 41, strike "$29,597,198" and insert "$32,397,198".
Page 96, line 41, strike "$32,107,392" and insert "$34,907,392".


(This amendment would increase funding to $3.0 million the first year and $3.0 million the second year from the general fund for marketing, branding and site consultant cultivation initiatives at the Virginia Economic Development Partnership. This amendment would provide funding intended to improve Virginia's perception-based rankings and increase leads generated for target industry sectors, as well as increase announcements of high-wage direct jobs. This amendment would also provide funding to brand and market rural Virginia as a highly attractive business investment location.)