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2016 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 732)

Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission

Item 18

Item 18 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
Human Relations Management (14600)$2,607,434$200,762
Human Relations Management (14601)FY2015 $2,607,434FY2016 $200,762
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2015 $2,007,294FY2016 $100,593
SpecialFY2015 $600,140FY2016 $100,169

Authority: Title 30, Chapter 40, Code of Virginia.


A.1. The Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission is extended through June 30, 2016.  Appointments to the Commission shall continue to be made as provided in Chapter 465 of the Acts of Assembly of 2006.  The Commission shall retain all of its powers and duties as provided for in Chapter 465 of the Acts of Assembly of 2006, through June 30, 2016, including the authorization of expenditures from this appropriation to complete the ongoing work of the Commission.  As of June 30, 2016, any unexpended general fund balances remaining in this appropriation shall be transferred to the general fund. 


2. As of June 30, 2016, any unexpended special fund balances shall be transferred to the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Foundation, conditional upon the approval by the Commission of a bona fide contract and work plan, submitted to the Commission by the Foundation, specifying the educational and other services to be provided by the Foundation in consideration of the funds provided.  The Commission shall provide a report on its activities and accomplishments to the 2016 General Assembly and a final report to the 2017 General Assembly.


B. Pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 465 of the Acts of Assembly of 2006, funding in this Item is appropriated to support the Virginia Sesquicentennial of the American Civil War Commission and Fund.  Such funds shall be used for expenses incurred by the members of the commission, to appoint staff as may be deemed necessary to assist the commission in performing its duties, and to pay for the services of professional personnel, consultants, advisors, or other services which the commission may deem necessary to accomplish the purposes for which it was created.