2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wright
Hydrilla Eradication on Lake Gaston

Item 102 #4h

Item 102 #4h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Commerce And Trade
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of FY2005 $800,000 FY2006 $0 GF

Page 86, line 42, strike "$3,667,962" and insert "$4,467,962".
Page 86, after line 52, insert:
"Out of the amounts included for Plant Pest and Disease Control, $800,000 from the general fund the first year is appropriated to support the eradication of hydrilla on Lake Gaston."

(This amendment provides an additional general fund appropriation of $800,000 to the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services' "Plant Pest and Disease Control" program to support the eradication of hydrilla on Lake Gaston. Hydrilla is an invasive plant species that interferes with recreation, destroys fish and wildlife habitats, and can severely impact water delivery systems.)