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2004 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Introduced)

Department of Game and Inland Fisheries

Item 392

Item 392 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2003Second Year - FY2004
Boating Safety and Regulation (62500)$5,427,527$5,427,527
Boat Registration (62501)FY2003 $2,009,578FY2004 $2,009,578
Boating Safety Information and Education (62502)FY2003 $228,675FY2004 $228,675
Boating Safety Regulation and Law Enforcement (62503)FY2003 $3,189,274FY2004 $3,189,274
Fund Sources:  
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2003 $4,927,527FY2004 $4,927,527
Federal TrustFY2003 $500,000FY2004 $500,000

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


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. The Department of Game and Inland Fisheries shall have the authority to issue emergency regulations to enact an increase in motorboat registration fees.