2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Trumbo
Co-Patron(s): Hawkins, Houck, Marye, Puckett, Quayle, Reynolds
Support of Forestry Operations

Item 104 #1s

Item 104 #1s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Commerce And Trade
Forestry, Department of FY2001 $2,801,842 FY2002 $2,611,894 GF
FY2001 31.00 FY2002 42.00 FTE

Page 67, line 36, strike "$23,606,878" and insert "$26,408,720".
Page 67, line 36, strike "$23,617,737" and insert "$26,229,631".

(This amendment provides $5.4 million to support 42 full-time positions along with one-time and recurring operating costs to: 1) increase the number of fire-fighting staff; 2) protect the lives and safety of firefighters with personal protective equipment; 3) enhance enforcement of water quality by field staff; 4) increase aerial forest fire suppression; and 5) implement Virginia's Riparian Buffer Initiative. The amendment reflects recommendations made by the Joint Subcommittee to Study the Impact of Satellite Chip Mills on Virginia's Economy and Environment (HJR 730, 1999 Session).)