2014 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Wagner
Hampton Roads Harbor Dredging

Item 454 #1s

Item 454 #1s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Virginia Port Authority FY2015 $3,500,000 FY2016 $0 GF

Page 387, line 14, strike "$80,827,638" and insert "$84,327,638".
Page 389, after line 47, insert:
"D. Included within the amounts for maintenance and operations of port facilities is $3,500,000 in the first year and $6,500,000 in the second year from the general fund for environmental studies related to the dredging of the Hampton Roads Harbor channel to 55 feet and the Elizabeth River channel to 45 feet.  To the extent required by existing contract and as authorized by the Secretary of Transportation, an amount not to exceed $2,500,000 from this authorization may be provided to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for the Commonwealth's share of costs previously incurred in construction of the Hampton Roads Harbor channel."

(This amendment provides $3.5 million GF in the first year for environmental work related to the dredging of the Hampton Roads and Elizabeth River channels. The introduced budget includes $6.5 million GF in the second year for this project, however there is no language identifying the use of this funding for this project.)