2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Moss
Co-Patron(s): Drake, Jones, J.C., McDonnell, Morgan, Robinson, Tata, Wardrup, Williams
Elizabeth River Regional Action Plan

Item 415 #3h

Item 415 #3h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of FY2001 $250,000 FY2002 $250,000 GF

Page 296, line 47, strike "$60,728,468" and insert "$60,978,468".
Page 296, line 47, strike "$40,529,440" and insert "$40,779,440".
Page 298, after line 41, insert:
"D.  Out of the amounts for Environmental Technical and Financial Assistance, the Director of the Department of Environmental Quality is authorized to make a grant of $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the second year from the general fund to the Elizabeth River Project to organize community-wide implementation of a plan for reducing toxics and restoring environmental health of the Elizabeth River."

(This amendment provides funding for the nonprofit Elizabeth River Project for implementation of Commonwealth's Regional Action Plan. Activities to be funded include "Operation Forward Leap," expanding the River Stars program to assist businesses in voluntary pollution prevention, creating corridors of wetlands, and finding solutions to polluted runoff.)