2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Quayle
Co-Patron(s): Rerras
Asian Soybean Rust

Item 94.10 #1s

Item 94.10 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Agriculture and Forestry
Agriculture and Forestry, Secretary of FY2005 $0 FY2006 $50,000 GF

Page 81, line 5, strike "$540,000" and insert "$590,000".

(This amendment provides $50,000 GF to respond to the threat of Asian soybean rust to the state's soybean crop ($75.0 million to $100.0 million in annual receipts). The money would be used to develop early detection and monitoring tools and to research the efficacy of fungicides on the plant disease.)