2024 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Provide Funding for Municipal Dredging

Item 451 #2c

Item 451 #2c

First Year - FY2025 Second Year - FY2026
Virginia Port Authority FY2025 $7,500,000 FY2026 $0 GF

Page 498, line 4, strike "$11,612,325" and insert "$19,112,325".

Page 498, after line 50, insert:

"D. Out of the amounts in this item, $7,500,000 the first year from the general fund is provided to fund a pilot municipal dredge program operated by the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority for the dredging of shovel-ready projects, to be distributed by the Virginia Port Authority upon approval of a Municipal Dredging Operating Program and a Municipal Dredging Operating Agreement. Funding for this program is designated for shovel-ready, shallow-draft dredging projects in localities identified in Chapter 66 of the Code of Virginia, or through the development of operating agreements between the Middle Peninsula Chesapeake Bay Public Access Authority and the Eastern Shore Water Access Authority or the Northern Neck Public Access Authority."  


(This amendment provides $7.5 million from the general fund in fiscal year 2025 for municipal dredging projects.)