2022 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: O'Quinn
PBS Appalachia

Item 136 #14h

Item 136 #14h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2023 $510,000 FY2024 $510,000 GF

Page 128, line 33, strike "$75,495,802" and insert "$76,005,802".
Page 128, line 33, strike "$64,559,917" and insert "$65,069,917".

Page 129, after line 54, insert:

"PBS Appalachia $510,000 $510,000".

Page 140, after line 4, insert:

"SS. Out of this appropriation, $510,000 the first year and $510,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to PBS Appalachia for the creation of a public media facility in southwest Virginia."


(This amendment provides $510,000 each year from the general fund to launch PBS Appalachia, which will provide the region the first public media facility dedicated to their communities. PBS Appalachia will partner with the Department of Education, Virtual Virginia, and community colleges to provide local educational programming.)