2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Port Dredging

Item 454 #1s

Item 454 #1s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Virginia Port Authority FY2015 $0 FY2016 ($6,500,000) GF

Page 387, line 14, strike "$85,625,159" and insert "$79,125,159".
Page 389, after line 47, insert:
"D. The Secretary of Transportation is hereby authorized to transfer up to $3,500,000 the first year and $3,500,000 the second year from the revenues of the Transportation Trust Fund available for highway construction for advancing the planning and preliminary engineering requirements of dredging the Norfolk Harbor channel to the maximum authorized depth of 55 feet and the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River to the maximum depth of 45 feet."

(This amendment provides funding for advancing the planning and preliminary engineering of deepening the Norfolk Harbor and Southern Branch channels. The introduced budget provided $6.5 million GF for this activity, but did not indicate that the proposed funding would be used for the desired purpose.)