2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dillard
Co-Patron(s): Morgan
Fisheries Stock Assessment (language only)

Item 420 #1h

Item 420 #1h

Natural Resources
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of

Page 388, after line 44, insert:
"C. Out of the amount for Wildlife and Freshwater Fisheries Management, $249,000 the second year from nongeneral funds shall be transferred to the Virginia Institute for Marine Science for support of the juvenile finfish trawl survey conducted pursuant to the Magnuson Fisheries Conservation and Management Act of 1976, P.L. 94-265 Federal Code of Regulations.  The source of the nongeneral funds is the federal Sportfish Restoration Act."

(This amendment authorizes transfer of nongeneral funds to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to meet the federal requirements of monthly trawl surveys for juvenile fish populations.)