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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

Virginia Museum of Natural History

Item 402

Item 402

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Museum and Cultural Services (14500)$2,064,360$2,064,322
$2,554,260
Collection Management and Curatorial Services (14501)FY2005 $913,075FY2006 $913,035
Education and Extension Services (14503)FY2005 $537,262FY2006 $537,262
$592,790
Operational and Support Services (14507)FY2005 $614,023FY2006 $614,025
$1,048,435
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2005 $1,614,486FY2006 $1,614,448
$2,104,386
SpecialFY2005 $419,874FY2006 $419,874
Federal TrustFY2005 $30,000FY2006 $30,000

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapter 20, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of the amounts for Operational and Support Services, not more than $25,000 the first year and not more than $25,000 the second year from the general fund is provided for travel advertising and promotion. Expenditures from this amount shall be made only after consultation and collaboration with the Virginia Tourism Authority.


B. The Virginia Museum of Natural History shall review the feasibility of funding operating positions, including development activities, through increased grants and other voluntary contributions from the public and private sectors, or through cooperative arrangements with other organizations. The review shall address the operating needs of the new museum building in Martinsville. Copies of the review shall be provided to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees no later than November 30, 2004.