2024 Session

Budget Amendments - SB29 (Committee Approved)

View Budget Item
View Budget Item amendments

Provide Funding for Municipal Dredging

Item 465 #1s

Item 465 #1s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Virginia Port Authority FY2023 $0 FY2024 $7,500,000 GF

Page 188, line 5, strike "$11,612,325" and insert "$19,112,325".

Item 188, line 5, strike "Not set out."

Amendment Drawn to Chapter 1:

Page 552, after line 30, insert:

"D. Out of the amounts in this item, $7,500,000 the second 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 FY 2024 for municipal dredging projects.)