2010 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 872)

The Science Museum of Virginia

Item 242

Item 242 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Museum and Cultural Services (14500)$10,891,886$10,822,686
Collections Management and Curatorial Services (14501)FY2009 $1,692,532FY2010 $1,692,531
Education and Extension Services (14503)FY2009 $5,343,259FY2010 $5,343,260
Operational and Support Services (14507)FY2009 $3,856,095FY2010 $3,786,895
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2009 $5,640,520FY2010 $5,571,320
SpecialFY2009 $4,951,366FY2010 $4,951,366
Trust and AgencyFY2009 $300,000FY2010 $300,000

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 18, Code of Virginia.

A. This appropriation from the general fund shall be in addition to any appropriation from nongeneral funds, notwithstanding any contrary provisions in this act.

B. Out of this appropriation, an additional $50,000 and two positions the first year and $50,000 and two positions the second year from the general fund shall be provided to support the Danville Science Center in Danville, Virginia.

D. The Virginia Aviation Museum in Richmond, Virginia and the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton, Virginia shall jointly report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 2009 on the possibility of the merger of the two entities in order to provide greater educational and cultural opportunities for the citizens of Virginia. The report shall include, but not be limited to, (1) the effectiveness and costs of maintaining a satellite facility, (2) the funding requirements of a merged facility, and (3) the disposition of the current assets of the facility to be merged including land, buildings, and exhibits under various merger scenarios.