2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Committee Approved)

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Water Quality in Southern Rivers (language only)

Item 364 #6s

Item 364 #6s

Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of

Page 394 strike lines 28 through 50.
Page 394, line 58, strike "Notwithstanding the provisions of".
Page 394, strike lines 59-60 and insert:
"C.1.  Out of the amounts for Environmental Financial Assistance, the Director of the Department of Planning and Budget shall transfer $17,000,000 from the Water Quality Improvement Fund to the Department of Housing and Community Development for grants to local governments that are outside the Chesapeake Bay watershed."
Page 395, strike lines 1-2.

(This amendment removes authorization for the Department of Environmental Quality to manage a $17.0 million water quality grant program for localities outside of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. The amendment transfers the $17.0 million in Water Quality Improvement Funds to the Department of Housing and Community Development to carry out the grant program's purpose to assist local governments in reducing the amount of untreated or under-treated household wastewater being directly discharged into streams and groundwater in the Southern Rivers drainage areas.)