2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB29 (Committee Approved)

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Motorboat Registration Fees (language only)

Item 421 #1s

Item 421 #1s

Natural Resources
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of

Page 353, line 11, before "Out", insert "A.".
Page 353, after line 16, insert:
"B.  The Department shall prepare an analysis comparing the revenue derived from boat registration fees to the costs of implementing the programs and activities authorized under the state’s Boating Laws.  If the costs exceed the revenues, the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries, at its discretion, is authorized to increase motorboat registration fees by an amount not to exceed nine dollars per certificate."

(This amendment permits the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries to increase boat registration fees, at the Board's discretion, if the department determines that the costs to implement Virginia's Boating Laws exceed the fees.)