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Grants to broadcast stations eligible for grants from corporation for public broadcastingFormulaAnnual financial statements.

(1) Eligibility for grants under this section shall be limited to broadcast stations which are:
(a) Licensed to Washington state organizations, nonprofit corporations, or other entities under section 73.621 of the regulations of the federal communications commission; and
(b) Qualified to receive community service grants from the federally chartered corporation for public broadcasting. Eligibility shall be established as of February 28th of each year.
(2) The formula in this subsection shall be used to compute the amount of each eligible station's grant under this section.
(a) Appropriations under this section shall be divided into a radio fund, which shall be twenty-five percent of the total appropriation under this section, and a television fund, which shall be seventy-five percent of the total appropriation under this section. Each of the two funds shall be divided into a base grant pool, which shall be fifty percent of the fund, and an incentive grant pool, which shall be the remaining fifty percent of the fund.
(b) Each eligible participating public radio station shall receive an equal share of the radio base grant pool, plus a share of the radio incentive grant pool equal to the proportion its nonfederal financial support bears to the sum of all participating radio stations' nonfederal financial support as most recently reported to the corporation for public broadcasting.
(c) Each eligible participating public television station shall receive an equal share of the television base grant pool, plus a share of the television incentive grant pool equal to the proportion its nonfederal financial support bears to the sum of all participating television stations' nonfederal financial support as most recently reported to the corporation for public broadcasting.
(3) Annual financial reports to the corporation for public broadcasting by eligible stations shall also be submitted by the stations to the *department of community, trade, and economic development.

NOTES:

*Reviser's note: The "department of community, trade, and economic development" was renamed the "department of commerce" by 2009 c 565.
Effective date1993 c 280: See RCW 43.330.902.
Legislative findings1987 c 308: See note following RCW 43.63A.400.
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