2023 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB6001 (Enrolled)

The Science Museum of Virginia

Item 242

Item 242

First Year - FY2023Second Year - FY2024
Museum and Cultural Services (14500)$11,842,396$11,842,396
Collections Management and Curatorial Services (14501)FY2023 $1,748,516FY2024 $1,748,516
Education and Extension Services (14503)FY2023 $4,681,340FY2024 $4,681,340
Operational and Support Services (14507)FY2023 $5,412,540FY2024 $5,412,540
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2023 $6,255,446FY2024 $6,255,446
SpecialFY2023 $5,336,950FY2024 $5,336,950
Federal TrustFY2023 $250,000FY2024 $250,000

Authority: Title 23.1, Chapter 32, Article 5, Code of Virginia.

A. This appropriation from the general fund shall be in addition to any appropriation from nongeneral funds, notwithstanding any contrary provisions in this act.

B. Out of this appropriation, $351,314 the first year and $351,314 the second year from the general fund is designated for debt service costs for payments under the Master Equipment Lease Program (MELP) for the purchase of new equipment for the Dome.

C. Out of this appropriation, $150,000 the first year and $150,000 the second year is provided to pilot a STEM partnership between the Science Museum of Virginia, the Virginia Air and Space Center, and the Virginia Living Museum for programs that promote achievement for K-12 students in Hampton Roads and across the state, leveraging technology in the vital STEM component of the workforce pipeline.

D. Purchase of items for resale at retail outlets and food services operations open to the public operated by the Science Museum of Virginia shall be exempt from the provisions of the Virginia Public Procurement Act (§ 2.2-4300 et. seq.) of the Code of Virginia. However, such purchase procedures shall provide for competition where practicable.