2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hashmi
Red Wolves Reintroduction

Item 384 #1s

Item 384 #1s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Natural and Historic Resources
Department of Wildlife Resources FY2023 $100,000 FY2024 $100,000 GF

Page 472, line 14, strike "$11,975,116" and insert "$12,075,116".
Page 472, line 15, strike "$12,327,116" and insert "$12,427,116".

Page 471, after line 43 insert:

"D. Out of the amounts appropriated in this item, $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the department to assess the feasibility of reintroduction of red wolves in the Commonwealth.  The study shall consider geographic options for reintroduction on public lands, the natural controls benefits on deer and small mammal populations with reintroduction, and the risk to livestock and humans."  


(This amendment provides $100,000 GF each year of the biennium for the Department of Wildlife Resources to conduct a study on the reintroduction of red wolves in the Commonwealth of Virginia.)