2002 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 814)

Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research Services

Item 248

Item 248

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Educational and General Programs (10000)$5,587,111$5,590,666
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2001 $587,196FY2002 $590,751
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2001 $2,230,557FY2002 $2,230,557
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2001 $2,769,358FY2002 $2,769,358
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2001 $2,503,356FY2002 $2,506,911
Higher Education OperatingFY2001 $3,083,755FY2002 $3,083,755

A. Out of the amounts for Educational and General Programs, $435,674 the first year and $435,674 the second year from the general fund is designated for support of research and extension activities aimed at the production of hybrid striped bass in Virginia farm ponds. No expenditures will be made from these funds for other purposes without the prior written permission of the Secretary of Education. Also included in this appropriation is $128,486 the first year and $128,486 the second year for general operating support for cooperative extension and agriculture research programs.

B. The Extension Division Budgets shall include and separately account for local payments. Virginia State University, in conjunction with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, shall report, by fund source, actual expenditures for each program area and total actual expenditures for the Extension Division, annually, by September 1, to the Department of Planning and Budget and the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees. The report shall include all expenditures from local support funds.

C. Out of this appropriation, $394,000 the first year and $394,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Small-Farmer Outreach Training and Technical Assistance Program to provide outreach and business management education to small farmers.