2019 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Co-Patron(s): Gooditis, Hugo, Webert
Equine BMPs

Item 362 #3h

Item 362 #3h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Natural Resources
Department of Conservation and Recreation FY2019 $0 FY2020 $100,000 GF
FY2019 0.00 FY2020 1.00 FTE

Page 396, line 45, strike "$127,331,015" and insert "$127,431,015".

Page 401, after line 14, insert:

"S. Out of the amounts appropriated in this item, $100,000 and one FTE position the second year from the general fund is provided to fund additional urban nutrient management staff to support the conservation efforts of equine operations and large turf operations."


(This amendment provides $100,000 in the second year to support a new position to support conservation efforts for equine operations including conducting research and providing educational workshops for equine owners related to best management practices including pasture management and manure management. The position will also prepare nutrient management plans for equine owners and for large turf operations that will help ensure the nutrient management reductions needed to reach Virginia's Chesapeake Bay and local water quality goals.)