2014 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - SB5003 (Committee Approved)

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VGIN Data for Stormwater Management (language only)

Item 363 #2s

Item 363 #2s

Natural Resources
Environmental Quality, Department of

Page 306, after line 29, insert:
"H.  Out of such funds available in this item, the Department shall provide funding to the Virginia Geographic Information Network in an amount necessary to implement statewide digital orthography to improve land coverage data necessary to assist localities in planning and  implementing stormwater management programs.  As part of this authorization, the Department shall also include data to update prior LIDAR surveys of elevations along coastal areas to support activities related to management of recurrent coastal flooding."

(This amendment authorizes DEQ to use available funding to work with Virginia Geographic Information Network to provide better data to support local stormwater programs and activities to manage recurrent coastal flooding.)