2020 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Beneficiary Mitigation Plan (language only)

Item 378 #3s

Item 378 #3s

Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Quality


Page 381, following line 30, insert:

"D. Prior to making additional awards from the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation Trust (Trust), the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality shall give substantial consideration to expanding access to the availability of propane school buses in the Commonwealth consistent with the air pollution reduction goals of the Beneficiary Mediation Plan for the Volkswagen Environmental Mitigation State Trust Agreement of 2018."


(This amendment directs the Department of Environmental Quality to take into account that there are more than 200 propane buses serving Virginia school systems today, and provide substantial consideration for expanding access to propane school buses across the state as part of the emission reduction goals of the Volkswagen settlement.)