2024 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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Poultry Indemnification (language only)

Item 471 #1h

Item 471 #1h

Central Appropriations
Central Appropriations


Page 520, line 38, strike "$1,500,000" and insert "$5,000,000".

Page 520, line 40, after "Commonwealth." insert:

"Such payments shall be made in accordance with guidelines established by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. In developing the guidelines to allocate payments, the Commissioner of the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shall consult the representatives of the affected industries."

Page 520, line 40, strike "These".

Page 520, strike lines 41 through 44.


(This amendment makes changes to the animal disease indemnification payment authorization by allowing for indemnification payments to agricultural producers in the event of an animal disease outbreak, such as avian influenza, based on guidelines developed by VDACS in consultation with the affected industries.)