2016 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 732)

Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind

Item 141

Item 141 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Administrative and Support Services (19900)$1,039,400$1,044,357
General Management and Direction (19901)FY2015 $1,039,400FY2016 $1,044,357
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2015 $989,424FY2016 $994,243
SpecialFY2015 $25,000FY2016 $25,000
Federal TrustFY2015 $24,976FY2016 $25,114

Authority: Title 22.1, Chapter 19, Code of Virginia.

A. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the Virginia School for the Deaf and Blind is authorized to retain the income generated by the rental of facilities on the Staunton campus to outside entities.

B. The Board of Visitors of the Virginia School for the Deaf and the Blind is authorized to accept title to, and assume the ownership of, certain real property, with the improvements thereon, containing 0.95 acres, more or less, known as 4164 Stone Mountain Road, located near Coeburn in Wise County, Virginia, which real property was given and devised to the said school under the Will of Jerold Maxwell Grizzle, deceased alumnus of the school.  Acceptance thereof shall be subject to the provisions of § 2.2-1149, Code of Virginia.  Once the property has been accepted, the Board is authorized to transfer and convey all its right, title and interest in and to the said real property to the VSDB Foundation, a Virginia non-stock corporation, which serves and supports the school.  Any such conveyance shall be exempt from § 2.2-1156, Code of Virginia, and any other statute concerning the conveyance, transfer or sale of state property.  If the VSDB Foundation leases, sells or conveys any interest in the said real property or any improvements thereon, such lease, sale or conveyance shall likewise be exempt from compliance with any statute concerning disposition of state property. Any income or proceeds from the Foundation's lease, sale or conveyance of any interest in the said real property shall be deemed to be local or private funds and may be used by the VSDB Foundation for any foundation purpose.