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2020 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5005 (Introduced)

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Department of Historic Resources

Item 385

Item 385 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Historic and Commemorative Attraction Management (50200)$15,105,760$8,117,760
Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation (50204)FY2021 $8,294,670FY2022 $1,406,670
Historic Resource Management (50205)FY2021 $6,811,090FY2022 $6,711,090
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2021 $12,089,125FY2022 $5,101,125
SpecialFY2021 $888,463FY2022 $888,463
Commonwealth TransportationFY2021 $115,642FY2022 $115,642
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2021 $97,799FY2022 $97,799
Federal TrustFY2021 $1,914,731FY2022 $1,914,731

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapters 22 and 23, Code of Virginia.


A. General fund appropriations for historic and commemorative attractions not identified in § 10.1-2211.1 or § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, shall be matched by local or private sources, either in cash or in-kind, in amounts at least equal to the appropriation and which are deemed to be acceptable to the department.


B. In emergency situations which shall be defined as those posing a threat to life, safety or property, § 10.1-2213, Code of Virginia, shall not apply.


C. Pursuant to the provisions of § 10.1-2211.1, Code of Virginia, as amended by Chapter 639, 2018 Session of the General Assembly, out of the amounts provided for Financial Preservation shall be paid $23,100 the first year and $23,100 the second year from the general fund grants to the Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution (VASSAR) and the Revolutionary War memorial associations caring for cemeteries as set forth in subsection B of § 10.1-2211.1, Code of Virginia. Such sums shall be expended by the associations for the routine maintenance of their respective Revolutionary War cemeteries and graves and for the graves of Revolutionary War soldiers and sailors not otherwise cared for in other cemeteries, and in erecting and caring for markers, memorials, and monuments to the memory of such soldiers, sailors, and persons rendering service to the Patriot cause in the Revolutionary War.


D. Included in this appropriation is $115,642 the first year and $115,642 the second year in nongeneral funds from the Highway Maintenance and Operating Fund to support the Department of Historic Resources' required reviews of transportation projects.


E. The Department of Historic Resources is authorized to accept a devise of certain real property under the will of Elizabeth Rust Williams known as Clermont Farm located on Route 7 east of the town of Berryville in Clarke County. If, after due consideration of options, the department determines that the property should be sold or leased to a different public or private entity, and notwithstanding the provisions of § 2.2-1156, Code of Virginia, then the department is further authorized to sell or lease such property, provided such sale or lease is not in conflict with the terms of the will. The proceeds of any such sale or lease shall be deposited to the Historic Resources Fund established under § 10.1-2202.1, Code of Virginia.


F. The Department of Historic Resources shall follow and provide input on federal legislation designed to establish a new national system of recognizing and funding Presidential Libraries for those entities that are not included in the 1955 Presidential Library Act.


G. Included in this appropriation is $1,250,000 the first year and $1,250,000 the second year from the general fund to be deposited into the Virginia Battlefield Preservation Fund for grants to be made in accordance with § 10.1-2202.4, Code of Virginia. Any moneys remaining in the Fund, including interest thereon, at the end of each fiscal year shall not revert to the general fund but shall remain in the Fund. This appropriation shall be deemed sufficient to meet the provisions of § 2.2-1509.4, Code of Virginia.


H. The Department of Historic Resources is authorized to require applicants for tax credits for historic rehabilitation projects under § 58.1-339.2, Code of Virginia, to provide an audit by a certified public accountant licensed in Virginia, in accordance with guidelines developed by the department in consultation with the Auditor of Public Accounts. The department is also authorized to contract with tax, financial, and other professionals to assist the department with the oversight of historic rehabilitation projects for which tax credits are anticipated.


I.1. Included in this Item is $100,000 the first year and $150,000 the second year from the general fund to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves and cemeteries.


2. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2., Code of Virginia, $34,875 the first year and $34,875 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at the East End Cemetery in Henrico County, Virginia and the Evergreen Cemetery in Richmond, Virginia.


3. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2., Code of Virginia, $960 the first year and $960 the second year from the general fund is provided to to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at the Daughters of Zion Cemetery in Charlottesville, Virginia.


4. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $1,330 the first year and $1,330 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at the Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Portsmouth, Virginia.


5. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $385 the first year and $385 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at the African-American Burial Ground for the Enslaved at Belmont and Mt. Zion Old Baptist Church Cemetery in Loudoun County, Virginia.


6. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $385 the first year and $385 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at the New River and West Dublin Cemeteries in Pulaski County, Virginia.


7. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $2,340 the first year and $2,340 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Oak Lawn Cemetery in Suffolk, Virginia.


8. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $3,855 the first year and $3,855 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at the following cemeteries in Hampton Virginia: 212 graves at Bassonette's Cemetery, 339 graves at Elmerton Cemetery, 14 graves at Queen Street Cemetery, 29 graves at Pleasant Shade Cemetery, 15 graves at the Tucker Family Cemetery, 125 graves at Union Street Cemetery and 37 graves at Good Samaritan Cemetery.


9. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $975 the first year and $975 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Matthews, People's and Smith Street Cemeteries in Martinsville, Virginia.


10. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $9,715 the first year and $9,715 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at six cemeteries in Alexandria, Virginia.


11. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $485 the first year and $485 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Wake Forest and Westview Cemeteries in Montgomery County, Virginia.


12. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $455 the first year and $455 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Mountain View Cemetery in Radford, Virginia.


13. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $1,330 the first year and $1,330 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Calloway, Lomax, and Mount Salvation Cemeteries in Arlington County, Virginia.


14. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $2,000 the first year and $2,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Newtown Cemetery in Harrisonburg, Virginia.


15. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $260 the first year and $260 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Cuffeytown Cemetery in Chesapeake, Virginia.


16. Pursuant to § 10.1-2211.2, Code of Virginia, $180 the first year and $180 the second year from the general fund is provided to support the preservation and care of historical African American graves at Stanton Family Cemetery in Buckingham County, Virginia.


J. The Department of Historic Resources is authorized to collect administrative fees for the provision of easement and stewardship services. Revenues generated from the easement fee schedule shall be deposited into the Preservation Easement Fund pursuant to § 10.1-2202.2., Code of Virginia.


K. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $1,000,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the City of Richmond to support a historic house museum.


L. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $2,443,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the City of Alexandria to support a museum.


M. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $500,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the County of Albemarle to support a visitor center at a historic site.


N. Consistent with the provisions of § 10.1-2214, Code of Virginia, $159,479 the first year and $159,479 the second year from the general fund is provided for the Department to establish an underwater archaeology program.


O. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $100,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the County of Gloucester to support the historic rehabilitation activities of the T.C. Walker and Woodville/Rosenwald School Foundation in Hayes, Virginia.


P. Out of the amounts in this item, $1,000,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the City of Richmond for the establishment of the Center for African-American History and Culture at Virginia Union University.


Q. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $50,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the County of Brunswick for conservation and restoration activities undertaken by the James Solomon Russell/Saint Paul's College Museum and Archives in Lawrenceville, Virginia.


R. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $70,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the County of Greensville for support of Citizens United to Preserve Greensville County Training School.


S. Out of this appropriation, $1,000,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to the County of Orange, Virginia to support research and education-related programming at James Madison's Montpelier.


T.1. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation shall be paid from the general fund grants to the following organization for the purposes prescribed in § 10.1-2211, Code of Virginia:


ORGANIZATION

FY 2021

FY 2022

United Daughters of the Confederacy

$83,570

$83,570


Notwithstanding the cited Code section, the United Daughters of the Confederacy shall make disbursements to the treasurers of Confederate memorial associations and chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy for the purposes stated in that section. By November 1 of each year, the United Daughters of the Confederacy shall submit to the Director, Department of Historic Resources, a report documenting the disbursement of these funds for their specified purpose.


2. As disbursements are made to the treasurers of Confederate memorial associations and chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy by the United Daughters of the Confederacy for the purposes stated in § 10.1-2211, Code of Virginia, an amount equal to $7,500 each year shall be distributed to the Ladies Memorial Association of Petersburg.


3. As disbursements are made to the treasurers of Confederate memorial associations and chapters of the United Daughters of the Confederacy by the United Daughters of the Confederacy for the purposes stated in § 10.1-2211, Code of Virginia, an amount equal to $90 the first year and $90 the second year shall be distributed to the Town of Coeburn Municipal Graveyard.


U. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $250,000 the first year from the general fund shall be provided to the County of Fairfax as a one-time grant to NOVA Parks for the construction of the Turning Point Suffragist Memorial at Occoquan Regional Park.


V. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Historic Preservation, $250,000 the first year from the general fund shall be provided to the City of Staunton as a one-time grant to the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library Foundation to support necessary renovations, accessibility improvements, and educational outreach at the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library.


W. Out of this appropriation, $75,000 the first year from the general fund is designated to the County of Arlington, Virginia to support the Women in Military Service for America Memorial in Arlington, Virginia.