2017 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kilgore
Co-Patron(s): Landes, Morefield, O'Quinn, Pillion
Natural Heritage Program Funding

Item 364 #9h

Item 364 #9h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Natural Resources
Department of Conservation and Recreation FY2017 $0 FY2018 $2,448,129 GF
FY2017 0.00 FY2018 24.00 FTE

Page 359, line 36, strike "$35,500,035" and insert "$37,948,164".

Page 362, line 29, strike  the second instance of "$500,000" and insert "$2,948,129".

Page 362, line 32, after "October 2014." insert:

"Also included in the appropriation for this activity are 24.0 FTE positions in the second year to help better support the goals and objectives of the Natural Heritage Program."


(This amendment provides an additional $2.4 million from the general fund and 24 positions in the second year to further support DCR's Natural Heritage Program in support of active preserve management activities for the 61 Natural Area Preserves across the Commonwealth.)