2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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Implement HB 1817 (language only)

Item 357 #5h

Item 357 #5h

Natural Resources
Conservation and Recreation, Department of

Page 322, line 3, after "I." insert " 1.".
Page 322, line 6, strike "The funding provided in this paragraph".
Page 322, strike line 7.
Page 322, line 8, strike "renovation and repair."
Page 322, after line 10, insert:
"2. Unobligated balances in the Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund may be utilized in an amount not to exceed $60,000, to perform activities necessary to update the flood protection plan for the Commonwealth and to make the plan accessible online. Once these activities are complete, the department will maintain and update the plan as needed with existing resources."

(This amendment provides authority to utilize nongeneral funds to enact the provisions of House Bill 1817 that require the Department of Conservation and Recreation to review and update the Commonwealth's flood protection plan on a regular basis and to maintain the plan in an online format. This amendment also contains a technical amendment to strike language concerning the use of the funding that conflicts with the purposes of the Dam Safety, Flood Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund already set out in § 10.1-603.19 of the Code of Virginia. This amendment is a recommendation of the Joint Subcommittee to Formulate Recommendations to Address Recurrent Flooding.)