1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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VA Outdoors Foundation

Item 435 #4c

Item 435 #4c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of FY1999 $90,000 FY2000 $100,000 GF

Page 260, line 15, strike "$17,498,546" and insert "$17,588,546".
Page 260, line 15, strike "$17,589,915" and insert "$17,689,915".
Page 262, after line 3, insert:  
"K.  The Virginia Outdoors Foundation shall provide an annual report to the Chairmen of the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees, including, but not limited to, the Foundation's administrative and program costs, the number of conservation easements issued and acres covered by the program in fiscal year 1998, the total number of easements and acres under easement protection, plans the Foundation has to increase easement donations through the Open Space Lands Preservation Trust Fund, and projects the Foundation has cooperated with other state agencies to accomplish."

(This amendment provides $190,000 of general fund support in 1998-2000 for the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. The funding, coupled with amounts proposed in the introduced budget bill, will cover half of the Foundation's administrative costs associated with managing easements.)