1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Trumbo
Co-Patron(s): Gartlan, Hanger, Houck
Virginia Land Conservation Foundation

Item 434 #2s

Item 434 #2s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of FY1999 $0 FY2000 $40,000,000 GF

Page 329, line 49, strike "$3,455,236" and insert "$43,455,236".
Page 330, line 3, before "The" insert "A.".
Page 330, after line 16, insert:  "B.  The funds allocated to the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation shall be used as follows:  (i) 25 percent for natural areas protection, (ii) 25 percent for open space programs and parks, (iii) 25 percent for agricultural and forest land preservation, and (iv) 25 percent for historic areas preservation.".

(This amendment allocates funds to the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation, formerly the Virginia Conservation and Recreation Foundation. The Foundation is chaired by the Secretary of Natural Resources, and will use the funds -- along with matching money from localities and the private sector -- to purchase fee simple or lesser property rights in land subject to categories detailed in statute and in budget language.)