2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Office of Offshore Wind

Item 125 #1c

Item 125 #1c

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Commerce and Trade
Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy FY2021 $112,500 FY2022 $112,500 GF
FY2021 1.00 FY2022 1.00 FTE

Page 104, line 18, strike "$13,576,551" and insert "$13,689,051".
Page 104, line 18, strike "$3,576,551" and insert "$3,689,051".

Page 104, after line 38, insert:

"D. Out of this appropriation, $387,500 the first year and $387,500 the second year from the general fund is provided to establish the Office of Offshore Wind to coordinate state agency activities to develop and execute strategies that reduce barriers for deployment of offshore wind and attract offshore wind supply chain businesses for Virginia's benefit, promote Virginia's infrastructure and workforce development assets, work with public and private sector partners to make Virginia a regional hub for offshore wind, and to provide staff support for the Virginia Offshore Wind Development Authority."


(This amendment provides an additional $112,500 from the general fund and one position each year, bringing the total to $387,500 from the general fund each year, to establish the Office of Offshore Wind. The amendment also sets out the appropriation in a new paragraph, reflecting the total from the general fund amounts each year.)