2010 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Phillips
VDACS Meat Inspection Program

Item 89 #1h

Item 89 #1h

First Year - FY2011 Second Year - FY2012
Agriculture And Forestry
Agriculture and Consumer Services, Department of FY2011 $200,313 FY2012 $1,043,957 GF
FY2011 $1,043,957 FY2012 $1,043,957 NGF
FY2011 35.00 FY2012 35.00 FTE

Page 47, line 26, strike "$5,718,085" and insert "$6,962,355".
Page 47, line 26, strike "$4,871,394" and insert "$6,959,308".
Page 47, line 44, after "appropriate." strike the remainder of the line and insert:
"As an alternative, the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer services is hereby authorized to establish a reasonable fee to offset the cost of providing these services."
Page 47, strike line 45.

(This amendment directs the VDACS Commissioner to establish a working group of affected industry companies to investigate the feasibility of establishing a fee for service schedule in lieu of transferring responsibility for the inspection of meat and poultry processing which engage in interstate shipping to the U.S. Department of Agriculture and restores the funding removed for this program in House Bill 30 as introduced.)