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2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Member Request)

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Beekeepers (language only)

Item 224.10 #1h

Item 224.10 #1h

Education: Higher Education
Virginia Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station

Language
Page 98, after line 22, insert:
D. 1. Out of the amounts for this item, $250,000 is appropriated in the second year from the general fund to be used by the Virginia Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Experiment Station toward the implementation of the recommendations for the Study of the Plight of Virginia’s Beekeepers (Senate Document Number 20, 2006). The Extension shall report the progress toward these recommendations to the Chairmen of the Senate Committees on Finance and Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources and the House Committees on Appropriations and Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources by June 30, 2008.
2. Any funds from this appropriation that are unexpended as of June 30, 2008, shall be carried forward to fiscal year 2009 for the stated purpose."


Explanation
(This amendment requires that unexpended balances provided to implement the recommendations for the Study of the Plight of Virginia’s Beekeepers shall be carried forward into fiscal year 2009 for the state purpose. This amendment will be made to Item 224, Chapter 847 of the Acts of Assembly of 2007, during enrolling of House Bill 29.)