2007 Session

Budget Amendments - SB750 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hanger
Co-Patron(s): Edwards, Houck, Howell, Lambert, Lucas, Norment, Potts, Quayle, Ticer, Watkins, Whipple
Tracking BMP Implementation

Item 358 #7s

Item 358 #7s

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of FY2007 $0 FY2008 $500,000 NGF

Page 386, line 11, strike "$28,455,223" and insert "$28,955,223".
Page 388, after line 31, insert:
"L.  Notwithstanding any other provision of state law, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to use up to $500,000 in the second year from interest accrued from the Water Quality Improvement Fund apportioned to the nonpoint source program to modernize, simplify, and improve the computerized system utilized by the soil and water conservation districts to administer and report on implementation of state agricultural cost share practices.  The funds may be used to conduct an independent analysis of the Department's existing agricultural BMP tracking system and for improvements to or replacement of the current system."

(This amendment provides up to $500,000 NGF to improve or replace DCR's current agricultural BMP tracking system. The source of funding is interest earned on the nonpoint source portion of the Water Quality Improvement Fund.)