2002 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 814)

Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Item 421

Item 421

First Year - FY2001Second Year - FY2002
Boating Safety and Regulation (62500)$6,451,936$6,458,408
Boat Registration (62501)FY2001 $2,587,314FY2002 $2,587,697
Boating Safety Information and Education (62502)FY2001 $530,879FY2002 $530,967
Boating Safety Regulation and Law Enforcement (62503)FY2001 $3,333,743FY2002 $3,339,744
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2001 $20,000FY2002 $20,000
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2001 $5,949,101FY2002 $5,954,974
Federal TrustFY2001 $482,835FY2002 $483,434

Authority: Title 29.1, Chapters 7 and 8, Code of Virginia.

A. Out of the amounts for Boating Safety and Regulation is included $20,000 the first year and $20,000 the second year from the general fund which shall be paid to Bedford County for the Smith Mountain Lake Policy Advisory Board to support maintenance of the navigational aids on Smith Mountain Lake.

B. The Department shall prepare an analysis comparing the revenue derived from boat registration fees to the costs of implementing the programs and activities authorized under the state's boating laws. If the costs exceed the revenues, the Board of Game and Inland Fisheries, at its discretion, is authorized to increase motorboat registration fees by an amount not to exceed nine dollars per certificate.