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1997 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Chapter 924)

Department of Mines, Minerals and Energy

Item 118

Item 118

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Land Management (50300)$13,046,059$13,046,059
Mined Land Reclamation and Regulation (50304)FY1997 $13,046,059FY1998 $13,046,059
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1997 $2,252,272FY1998 $2,252,272
SpecialFY1997 $2,255,000FY1998 $2,255,000
Trust and AgencyFY1997 $25,000FY1998 $25,000
Federal TrustFY1997 $8,513,787FY1998 $8,513,787

Authority: Title 3.1, Chapters 6, 9, 23, and 26, and Title 61.1, Chapter 4, Code of Virginia.


A. The appropriation for Mined Land Reclamation and Regulation includes annual membership dues to the Interstate Mining Compact Commission, $11,500 the first year and $11,500 the second year, from special funds.


B. Out of the amounts for Mined Land Reclamation and Regulation shall be provided reimbursement for expenses associated with administrative and judicial review when so ordered by a court of competent jurisdiction.


C. Out of the amounts in Land Management shall be provided $750,000 the first year from federal trust funds, to the community of Brushy Ridge in Dickenson County, for the restoration of water supplies disrupted due to underground mining activities.