2023 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ware
Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund

Item 98 #2h

Item 98 #2h

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Agriculture and Forestry
Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services FY2023 $6,000,000 FY2024 $6,000,000 GF

Page 90, line 34, strike "$24,854,689" and insert "$30,854,689".
Page 90, line 35, strike "$25,275,307" and insert "$31,275,307".

Page 92, line 2, after "G." insert "1."

Page 92, line 2, strike "$875,000" and "$875,000" and insert:

"$6,875,000" and "$6,875,000".

Page 92, after line 5, insert:

"2. Of the amounts provided in subsection G.1. of this item, $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000 the second year is provided as state matching funds for federal agricultural and conservation grant programs."


(This amendment provides an additional $6.0 million from the general fund each year to the Virginia Farmland Preservation Fund, and specifies that $1.0 million each year be set aside as the state match for federal grant programs supporting agriculture and conservation activities.)