2004 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Reynolds
Wytheville Fish Hatchery (language only)

Item 393 #3s

Item 393 #3s

Natural Resources
Game and Inland Fisheries, Department of

Page 307, after line 35, insert "C. The Department shall maintain operation of, and public access to, the Wytheville Fish Hatchery.  Public access to the facility shall include providing access to visitors for a reasonable number of hours each week during appropriate seasonal periods."

(This amendment requires the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries to reopen the Wytheville fish hatchery and to provide some reasonable level of visitor access so that tourists and local schools may benefit from the natural resource experiences the facility can provide.)