2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Edwards
Historic African American Graves - Hampton

Item 374 #7h

Item 374 #7h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Natural Resources
Department of Historic Resources FY2019 $0 FY2020 $3,850 GF

Page 409, line 49, strike "$6,876,468" and insert "$6,880,318".

Page 411, line 23, strike the second "$34,875" and insert "$38,725".

Page 411, after line 37, insert:

"5. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, included in this item is $3,850 the second year from the general fund to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at the following cemeteries in Hampton Virginia:  212 graves at Bassonette's Cemetery, 339 graves at Elmerton Cemetery, 14 graves at Queen Street Cemetery, 29 graves at Pleasant Shade Cemetery, 15 graves at the Tucker Family Cemetery, 125 graves at Union Street Cemetery and 37 graves at Good Samaritan Cemetery."


(This amendment provides $3,850 in the second year to recognize 771 historical African American graves at cemeteries in Hampton Virginia. Two of these cemeteries - Bassonette's and Queen Street - are authorized under the provisions of House Bill 2681, 2019 Session of the General Assembly.)