2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Marsden
SB 535: Oversight of Research Breeders

Item 97 #1s

Item 97 #1s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services FY2023 $100,000 FY2024 $100,000 NGF

Page 84, line 22, strike "$8,812,040" and insert "$8,912,040".
Page 84, line 22, strike "$8,812,040" and insert "$8,912,040".

Page 84, line 30, insert: "A."

Page 84, following line 32, insert:

"B. Included in these amounts is $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year in nongeneral funds from annual registration fees paid by research breeders to support the direct and indirect expenses of the Animal Welfare Oversight Officer in the regulation of the breeders of dogs or cats for sale or transfer for use in testing or research."


(This amendment appropriates the minimum estimated nongeneral fund revenues from the fees imposed in SB 535 of the 2022 General Assembly directing the State Veterinarian to hire an Animal Welfare Oversight Officer for inspection and oversight of the operations of research breeders.)