2013 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Chapter 806)

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Commission

Item C-1.30

Item C-1.30

First Year - FY2013Second Year - FY2014
Planning: Emancipation and Freedom Monument (17961)$500,000$0
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2013 $500,000FY2014 $0

A. The amount appropriated by this item shall be used for planning and other costs including, but not limited to, fund raising associated with construction of a permanent monument celebrating the emancipation of slaves and freedom in commemoration of the 150th anniversary of the signing of the Emancipation Proclamation on January 1, 1863.

B. The Department of General Services shall provide support to the Commission in implementing this project, as provided for in paragraph A.

C. The Commission and the Department of General Services shall report quarterly to the General Assembly on the progress made on site selection, project design, projected costs, fund raising, and project finances.