2024 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Statewide Coordinated Invasive Species Management

Item 367 #1c

Item 367 #1c

First Year - FY2025 Second Year - FY2026
Natural and Historic Resources
Department of Wildlife Resources FY2025 $775,000 FY2026 $775,000 NGF
FY2025 2.00 FY2026 2.00 FTE

Page 425, line 29, strike "$58,881,987" and insert "$59,656,987".
Page 425, line 29, strike "$56,881,987" and insert "$57,656,987".

Page 425, after line 51, insert:

"D. Out of the amounts appropriated in this item, $775,000 the first year and $775,000 the second year from the Game Protection Fund is provided to the department to support two additional staff positions and related expenses for invasive species management and to take steps to eradicate or slow the spread of priority species."


(This amendment provides $775,000 each year from nongeneral funds and two positions at the Department of Wildlife Resources to mitigate the impact of invasive species in support of the goals outlined by the Virginia Invasive Species Management Plan. Companion amendments to the Departments of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Forestry, and Conservation and Recreation support corresponding funding and positions.)