2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services

Item 102.1 #1h

Item 102.1 #1h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Commerce and Trade
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $900,000 GF

Page 89, line 28, strike "($1,588,470)" and insert "($688,470)".
Page 89, after line 32, insert:
"General funds in the amount of $900,000 the second year are provided for the following programs:
1.  Meat and poultry inspection services;
2.  Dairy and food inspection services;
3.  General food inspection services;
4.  Animal disease and food safety laboratory testing services;
5.  Veterinary and animal welfare services; and
6.  Agriculture Vitality/Farm LinkProgram.
This funding is to partially offset proposed reductions included in House Bill 1600 of the 2001 Session, as introduced."

(This amendment partially restores proposed funding reductions to the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and specifies that funds shall be used for the provision of specific services. This amendment does not restore any of the agency's productivity savings.)