2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Lohr
Director of Agritourism

Item 94 #1h

Item 94 #1h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Agriculture And Forestry
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of FY2009 $85,000 FY2010 $85,000 GF
FY2009 1.00 FY2010 1.00 FTE

Page 79, line 28, strike "$19,449,507" and insert "$19,534,507".
Page 79, line 28, strike "$19,449,507" and insert "$19,534,507".
Page 81, after line 34, insert:
"I.  Out of the amounts for this item shall be provided $85,000 the first year and $85,000 the second year from the general fund and one full-time equivalent position for the establishment of an Agritourism Director who shall be responsible for promoting agritourism in the Commonwealth to assist in sustaining the viability and growth of Virginia's agritourism industry."

(This amendment provides $85,000 from the general fund each year for a new position of Director of Agritourism within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services.)