1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Public Beaches

Item 436 #2c

Item 436 #2c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of FY1999 $0 FY2000 $1,000,000 GF

Page 332, line 53, strike "$27,524,751" and insert "$28,524,751".
Page 334, line 10, after "year" insert "and $925,000 the second year".
Page 334, line 16 after "year" insert "and $65,000 the second year".
Page 334, line 21, after "F.", insert "1.".
Page 334, line 22, after "year", insert "and $10,000 the second year".
Page 334, after line 25, insert:
The Department, with the assistance of the Board on Conservation and Development of Public Beaches, shall study methods to develop a dedicated, stable state funding source for the conservation and development of public beaches.  The results of the study shall be reported to the Secretary of Natural Resources and to the Co-Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 1999."

(This amendment implements the recommendations made by the Board of Conservation and Development of Public Beaches in the report entitled "Economic Impact of Public Beaches on Tourism and Economic Development Within the Commonwealth of Virginia," Senate Joint Resolution 338 of the 1997 Session of the General Assembly. The amendment also includes appropriations for the City of Norfolk to continue construction of a system of off-shore breakwaters to provide long-term public beach and property development protection.)