2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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Hayfields Farm Transfer (language only)

Item 375 #2s

Item 375 #2s

Natural and Historic Resources
Department of Conservation and Recreation


Page 407, after line 9, insert:

"3. Not later than June 30, 2023, the Virginia Outdoors Foundation shall convey pursuant to § 2.2-1150, Code of Virginia, approximately 1,034.7 acres more or less in Highlands County, Virginia, Tax Parcel #68A17 and #68A18A located at 524 Hayfileds Lane in McDowell, Virginia to the Department of Conservation and Recreation including, but not limited to, all existing deeds, easements and real property improvements and excepting that certain parcel located on the west side of Bullpasture River Road at 7612 Bullpasture River Road, McDowell, VA 24458 consisting of approximately 40 acres, more or less, and including the right of way access along the existing driveway, which shall be reserved to the Virginia Outdoors Foundation. The Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to proceed with the State Park master planning process pursuant to § 10.1-200.1, Code of Virginia, for the development and operation of the associated parcels and existing real property as a Virginia State Park."


(This amendment directs the Virginia Outdoors Foundation to transfer Hayfields Farm to the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and authorizes DCR to accept the transfer for the purposes of developing a State Park.)