2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Bolling
VIMS Study/Control Non-Native Rapa Whelk

Item 177 #3s

Item 177 #3s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Institute of Marine Science FY2001 $87,566 FY2002 $83,051 GF
FY2001 2.00 FY2002 2.00 FTE

Page 153, line 2, strike "$17,956,479" and insert "$18,044,045".
Page 153, line 2, strike "$18,043,278" and insert "$18,126,329".

(This amendment provides funds to study the biological impact, economic impact, and potential eradication options for the non-native Asian Veined Rapa Whelk. This large, predatory marine snail, which decimated the native oyster, scallop, and mussel populations in the Black Sea, has been found in the Chesapeake Bay.)