2003 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Committee Approved)

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Reorganization Plan for VDACS (language only)

Item 107.15 #1s

Item 107.15 #1s

Commerce and Trade
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of

Page 89, delete lines 3 through 13 and insert:
"A. In developing the operating plan for the structure and operation of the Milk  Commission, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget shall seek input from representatives of the affected industry and the Commissioner of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.  The Secretary of Commerce and Trade shall review and approve the final plan.  The approved plan shall be submitted to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by June 1, 2003.
B.  It is also the intent of the General Assembly that proposed legislation to effectuate the merger shall ensure that the Milk Commission's current core operations continue in form and function separate from those of the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services."

(This amendment provides additional guidance regarding the consolidation of the Milk Commission with the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.)