2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Conference Report)

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Fish Kill Study With WQIF (language only)

Item 368 #4c

Item 368 #4c

Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of

Page 410, line 13, after "collections.", insert:
"Out of this amount, $120,000 shall be provided to investigate factors that contribute to fish lesions and mortality in the Shenandoah, Potomac, and James Rivers."

(This amendment provides authorization for the use of the Department of Environmental Quality's share of the Water Quality Improvement Fund deposit of fiscal year 2008 excess revenues for use in investigating the factors leading to fish lesions and fish mortality in the Shenandoah, Potomac, and James Rivers. These rivers are part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed. A companion amendment eliminated a second year general fund appropriation for this purpose.)