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Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Marine Resources Commission

Item 442

Item 442

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Marine Life Management (50500)$9,558,531$9,586,967
Marine Life Information Services (50501)FY1999 $685,962FY2000 $687,931
Marine Life Regulation Enforcement (50503)FY1999 $3,928,959FY2000 $3,950,489
Marine Resources Surveying and Mapping (50505)FY1999 $383,779FY2000 $386,357
Artificial Reef Construction (50506)FY1999 $140,877FY2000 $140,877
Chesapeake Bay Fisheries Management (50507)FY1999 $3,419,820FY2000 $3,422,179
Oyster Propagation and Habitat Improvement (50508)FY1999 $999,134FY2000 $999,134
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1999 $5,575,726FY2000 $5,604,162
SpecialFY1999 $2,225,387FY2000 $2,225,387
Commonwealth TransportationFY1999 $251,661FY2000 $251,661
Federal TrustFY1999 $1,505,757FY2000 $1,505,757

Authority: Title 28.2, Chapters 1 through 10; Title 62.1, Chapters 18 and 20; Title 29.1, Chapter 7; Title 18.2, Chapters 1 and 5; Title 19.2, Chapters 2, 5 and 7; Title 32.1, Chapter 6; Title 33.1, Chapter 1; and § 58.1-2146, Code of Virginia.


A. The appropriation includes annual membership dues to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, $19,250 the first year and $19,250 the second year from the general fund.


B. This appropriation includes annual membership dues to the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, $165,558 the first year and $165,558 the second year from the general fund.


C. Out of the amounts for Marine Life Regulation Enforcement shall be paid into the Marine Patrols Fund, $110,784 the first year and $106,354 the second year, pursuant to § 28.2-108, Code of Virginia. For this purpose, cash shall be transferred from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund.


D. Pursuant to § 58.1-2146, Code of Virginia, $140,877 the first year and $134,765 the second year shall be transferred to Artificial Reef Construction from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund from unrefunded motor fuel taxes for boats.


E. Pursuant to § 28.2-1210, Code of Virginia, $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund shall be allocated for projects to remove abandoned vessels, deteriorated structures and waterway obstructions posing a hazard to recreational boating and the natural environment in the Elizabeth River. Any unexpended general fund balances remaining on June 30, 1998, and June 30, 1999, shall be reappropriated.