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1996 Session

Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

Department of Historic Resources

Item 417

Item 417

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Historic and Commemorative Attraction Management (50200)$2,385,353$2,385,353
Financial Assistance for Historic and Commemorative Attractions (50204)FY1997 $1,327,300FY1998 $1,327,300
Historic Structures Conservation and Assistance Services (50205)FY1997 $1,058,053FY1998 $1,058,053
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1997 $1,770,125FY1998 $1,770,125
SpecialFY1997 $92,449FY1998 $92,449
Federal TrustFY1997 $522,779FY1998 $522,779

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapters 22 and 23, Code of Virginia.


A. General fund appropriations for historic and commemorative attractions not identified in § 10.1-2211, Code of Virginia, shall be matched by local or private sources, either in cash or in kind, in amounts at least equal to the appropriation and which are deemed to be acceptable to the Department.


B. In emergency situations which shall be defined as those posing a threat to life, safety or property, § 10.1-2213, Code of Virginia, shall not apply.


C. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic and Commemorative Attractions shall be paid from the general fund:


1. Grants to the following organization for the purposes prescribed in § 10.1-2211, Code of Virginia:


ORGANIZATION YEAR 1 YEAR 2
United Daughters of the Confederacy $47,300 $47,300

Notwithstanding the cited Code section, the United Daughters of the Confederacy shall make disbursements to the treasurers of Confederate memorial associations and chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy for the purposes stated in that section. By November 1 of each year, the United Daughters of the Confederacy shall submit to the Director of the Department of Historic Resources a report documenting the disbursement of these funds for their specified purpose.


2. Grants to the following organizations for the purposes described in § 10.1-2212, Code of Virginia:


ORGANIZATION YEAR 1 YEAR 2
Montpelier $150,000 $150,000
Virginia Historical Society $250,000 $250,000

D. Any June 30, 1996, and June 30, 1997, unexpended balances for Financial Assistance for Historic and Commemorative Attractions grants, and for Survey and Planning Cost Challenge Agreements within Historic Structures Conservation and Assistance Services are hereby reappropriated if the following conditions are met:


1. The organization awarded the grant shall have obtained the required matching funds.


2. The organization shall have a written plan to complete the project within one more year, in accordance with policy established by the Department of Historic Resources, and the plan shall have been approved by the Department.


3. The unexpended balances for a grant shall be reappropriated once only, unless the General Assembly authorizes an additional reappropriation.