2020 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5005 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Jones J.C.
Environmental Justice Director

Item 380 #1h

Item 380 #1h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Natural Resources
Department of Environmental Quality FY2021 $200,000 FY2022 $200,000 GF
FY2021 1.00 FY2022 1.00 FTE

Page 180, line 6, strike "$31,015,132" and insert "$31,215,132".
Page 180, line 6, strike "$31,015,132" and insert "$31,215,132".

Page 180, set out Item 380.

Page 180, after line 6, insert:

"C. Out of this appropriation, $200,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from the creation of an Environmental Justice Director within the Department."


(This amendment would provide $200,000 from the general fund each year for the Department of Environmental Quality to establish an environmental justice director. The director would assist in implementing the recommendations of the Interagency Environmental Task Force Working Group established under the Secretary of Natural Resources in Chapter 1289 of the 2020 Session of the General Assembly.)