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2019 Session

Budget Bill - HB1700 (Chapter 854)

Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority

Item 434

Item 434

First Year - FY2019Second Year - FY2020
Space Flight Support Services (60800)$15,800,000$15,800,000
Maintenance and Operation of Space Flight Facilities (60801)FY2019 $15,800,000FY2020 $15,800,000
Fund Sources: 
Commonwealth TransportationFY2019 $15,800,000FY2020 $15,800,000

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 22, Code of Virginia.


A. Pursuant to the provisions of Chapters 779 and 817, 2012 Session of the General Assembly, $15,800,000 in the first year and $15,800,000 in the second year shall be transferred to the Commonwealth Space Flight Fund as set forth in § 33.2-1526 to support the maintenance and operations of the Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority.


B. In addition to the amounts included in this item, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall transfer $5,000,000 in the second year from the Transportation Trust Fund to the Commonwealth Space Flight Fund to improve existing waterfront facilities for multimodal unmanned vehicle test operations, including small barge and research vessel access, and for the removal of trees adjacent to the existing airfield.


C. In addition to the amounts included in this item, the Commonwealth Transportation Board shall transfer $2,500,000 in the second year from the Transportation Trust Fund to the Commonwealth Space Flight Fund for completion of launch pad LC-2.