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Budget Bill - SB30 (Introduced)

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Department of Conservation and Recreation

Item 409

Item 409

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Land Management (50300)$32,308,559$18,170,156
Urban Non-Point Source Pollution Control (50301)FY2001 $1,085,594FY2002 $1,085,594
Land Stabilization and Conservation (50302)FY2001 $1,119,184FY2002 $1,119,184
Soil Research and Mapping (50307)FY2001 $260,000FY2002 $260,000
Shoreline Management (50311)FY2001 $526,796FY2002 $426,796
Statewide Non-Point Source Pollution Control (50312)FY2001 $21,173,729FY2002 $7,135,326
Dam Safety Inventory, Inspection, and Certification (50314)FY2001 $362,621FY2002 $362,621
Natural Heritage Resource Preservation and Management (50317)FY2001 $3,064,027FY2002 $3,064,027
Nutrient Management (50319)FY2001 $223,650FY2002 $223,650
Assistance to Soil and Water Conservation Districts (50320)FY2001 $3,850,440FY2002 $3,850,440
Flood Plain Management (50321)FY2001 $642,518FY2002 $642,518
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2001 $23,859,454FY2002 $9,719,355
SpecialFY2001 $1,096,791FY2002 $1,097,458
Federal TrustFY2001 $7,352,314FY2002 $7,353,343

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapters 1, 5, 6, 7, and 21.1, Code of Virginia.


A. The amount for Assistance to Soil and Water Conservation Districts includes $280,000 the first year and $280,000 the second year from the general fund for Soil and Water Conservation Districts to coordinate and assist in the implementation of local tributary strategies under the Chesapeake Bay Program.


B. The June 30, 2000, June 30, 2001, and June 30, 2002, unexpended general fund balances in Assistance to Soil and Water Conservation Districts are hereby reappropriated.


C.1. Out of the amount for Statewide Non-Point Source Pollution Control, $14,039,170 the first year from the general fund shall be deposited to the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund established under the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Act of 1997, Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia. Of this amount, $12,541,187 is estimated as the FY 2001 allocation, and $1,497,983 is estimated as the allocation for FY 2002.


2. Out of the amount deposited to the Water Quality Improvement Fund, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to expend $4,563,125 of the first year allocation as the Commonwealth's statewide match for the federal Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. The Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to expend funds deposited into the Water Quality Improvement Fund for statewide projects funded through the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program in the Potomac-Shenandoah, lower tributaries, and southern river areas.


3. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia, out of the amount deposited to the Water Quality Improvement Fund, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to expend $1,042,827 from the FY 2001 allocation and $483,549 from the FY 2002 allocation for development, coordination, and implementation of the Total Maximum Daily Load program. Included is authorization to fund the costs associated with eight positions.


4. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia, out of the amount deposited to the Water Quality Improvement Fund, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to expend $526,620 from the FY 2001 allocation and $526,620 from the FY 2002 allocation for the administrative and technical support costs of implementing the Water Quality Improvement Act (Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia). Included is authorization to fund the costs associated with nine positions.


5. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia, out of the amount deposited to the Water Quality Improvement Fund, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to expend $391,255 from the FY 2001 allocation and $91,255 from the FY 2002 allocation for implementation of the Conservation Reserve Enhancement Program. Included is authorization to fund the costs associated with two positions.


6. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia, out of the amount deposited to the Water Quality Improvement Fund, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to expend $396,559 from the FY 2001 allocation and $396,559 from the FY 2002 allocation for implementation of a poultry litter management program as required by Chapter 1 of the 1999 Acts of Assembly. Included is authorization to fund the costs associated with six positions.


7. Notwithstanding the provisions of Title 10.1, Chapter 21.1, Code of Virginia, out of the amount deposited to the Water Quality Improvement Fund, the Department of Conservation and Recreation is authorized to expend $200,000 from the FY 2001 allocation to contract for conservation engineering services.


D. Out of the amount for Assistance to Soil and Water Conservation Districts $50,000 the first year and $50,000 the second year from the general fund shall be transferred to the Soil and Water Conservation District Dam Maintenance and Small Repair Fund (§ 10.1-611.1, Code of Virginia).


E. Included in the amount for Shoreline Management is $100,000 the first year from the general fund for the City of Norfolk to dredge a channel for boat access in Pretty Lake, a tidal inlet in the northern part of the city.