1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Agriculture Water Quality Expert (language only)

Item 427 #12c

Item 427 #12c

Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of
Environmental Quality, Department of FY1999 0.00 FY2000 1.00 FTE

Page 326, after line 3, insert:
"K.  Notwithstanding the provisions of §10.1-2128, Code of Virginia, the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality is authorized to utilize up to $67,000 in the second year from the Water Quality Improvement Fund for an agriculture operations expert for the development and oversight of agricultural water quality programs designed to reduce point source pollution, pursuant to House Bill 1207, 1999 Session."

(This amendment provides one full-time position and authorization for DEQ to hire an agricultural expert to assist with the regulation of poultry operations as required by House Bill 1207 of the 1999 Session of the General Assembly. The source of funding for the position is the Water Quality Improvement Fund.)