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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

Central Appropriations

Item 507.10

Item 507.10

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs (14300)$569,953$719,951
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2005 $569,953FY2006 $719,951

Authority: Discretionary Inclusion


A. Out of the appropriation in Item 144 of this act, $250,000 from the general fund shall be paid each year to the Wolf Trap Institute for Early Learning Through the Arts.


B. Out of the appropriation in Item 261 of this act, $100,000 from the general fund shall be paid each year to the Science Museum of Western Virginia to develop a collaborative science education program with the Science Museum of Virginia in support of the Standards of Learning for public education.


C. Out of the appropriation in this item, the following amounts shall be transferred to the agencies listed for the purpose specified:


1. $100,000 in each year from the general fund to the Department of Housing and Community Development to support the Center for Rural Virginia;


2. $125,000 each year from the general fund to Direct Aid to Public Education to fund An Achievable Dream, Inc. for its work with at-risk students in public school divisions;


3. $150,000 from the general fund in the second year to the Department of Aging to support the distribution of comprehensive health and aging information to Virginia's senior population, their families and caregivers;


4. $259,980 each year from the general fund to the Department of Social Services to fund Healthy Families Virginia for activities which promote positive parenting, improved child health and development, and reduced child abuse and neglect; and


5. $84,973 in the first year and $84,971 in the second year from the general fund to the Virginia Museum of Natural History.


D. The Department of Housing and Community Development shall report to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by November 15, 2004 on the status of the start-up activities, needs, and accomplishments of the Center for Rural Virginia.