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Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Business Assistance

Item 103

Item 103

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Industrial Development Services (53400)$22,518,960$22,550,015
Community and Business Assistance (53401)FY2001 $6,265,599FY2002 $6,295,327
Industrial Employee Training (53403)FY2001 $13,543,887FY2002 $13,544,647
Financial Assistance for Industrial Development (53410)FY2001 $1,100,000FY2002 $1,100,000
Other Services (53499)FY2001 $1,609,474FY2002 $1,610,041
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $19,551,302FY2002 $19,582,299
SpecialFY2001 $315,750FY2002 $315,750
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2001 $746,679FY2002 $746,679
Federal TrustFY2001 $1,905,229FY2002 $1,905,287

Authority: Title 2.1, Chapter 32.2; Title 9, Chapter 28, Code of Virginia.


A. The Virginia Small Business Financing Authority is authorized to withdraw revenues of up to $75,000 the first year and $75,000 the second year from the accrued interest balances of the Virginia Export Fund and the Virginia Small Business Growth Fund in order to cover the costs of administering these programs.


B. Out of the amounts for Industrial Development Services shall be provided $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the second year from the general fund to the Virginia-Israel Advisory Board.


C. Out of the amounts provided for Industrial Development Services shall be provided $1,100,000 the first year and $1,100,000 the second year from the general fund for a statewide small business incubator program. Grants shall be awarded on a competitive basis with preference given to applicants demonstrating significant local, private, or federal match money. Cash contributions shall be afforded higher priority than "in-kind" matches. The Department of Business Assistance shall monitor the progress of the grantees and report to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees by November 4 of each year. The report shall include, but not be limited to, the number of grants awarded, the location and degree of local and private participation of each successful applicant, the number of businesses to be served at each site, the level of business investment at each site, the number of jobs created, and the applicant's expenses in managing the small business incubator. The Department may use up to $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund to support the small business incubator program. Any unexpended balance in this program at the close of business on June 30, 2000, June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002 shall not revert to the general fund, but shall be carried forward and reappropriated.


D. Out of the amounts for Industrial Development Services shall be provided $185,000 the first year and $185,000 the second year from the general fund for development of the Virginia Procurement Pipeline.