2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Poindexter
Language on Hydrilla Funding (language only)

Item 102 #1h

Item 102 #1h

Agriculture And Forestry
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of

Page 96, at the beginning of line 23, insert "A."
Page 96, after line 30, insert:
"B.  Out of the amounts included for the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, the Commissioner shall expend $150,000 from the general fund in the second year to continue to support the eradication of hydrilla on Lake Gaston, Smith Mountain Lake, Lake Anna and the Potomac River."

(This amendment directs the VDACS Commissioner to expend $150,000 from general funds appropriated to his agency for in the second year for the eradication of hydrilla. Funding was included for this purpose in Chapter 879, 2008 Acts of the General Assembly, but was removed in the Governor's proposed amendments to the budget.)