2004 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Introduced)

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Virginia Institute of Marine Science

Item 180

Item 180

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Educational and General Programs (10000)$17,727,904$17,371,016
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY2005 $2,004,425FY2006 $1,647,537
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2005 $8,570,779FY2006 $8,570,779
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY2005 $3,097,877FY2006 $3,097,877
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2005 $2,204,458FY2006 $2,204,458
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2005 $1,850,365FY2006 $1,850,365
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2005 $16,177,921FY2006 $15,821,033
Higher Education OperatingFY2005 $1,549,983FY2006 $1,549,983

Authority: § 23-49.1:1, Title 23, Chapter 5, and Title 28.2, Chapter 11, Code of Virginia.

A. If sufficient appropriations are not made available by the Commonwealth, it shall not be necessary for the Virginia Institute of Marine Science to reallocate funds from existing research projects to provide the funding for research mandated in the Code of Virginia or in the Appropriation Act.

B. Out of this appropriation, $280,000 and 4.0 positions the first year and $280,000 and 4.0 positions the second year from the general fund is designated to support an Aquaculture Genetics and Breeding Technology Center at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science. The center shall coordinate its efforts with the repletion program of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission.

C. It is the intent of the General Assembly that the development of a disease resistant native oyster remain a high priority for oyster-related research activities at the Virginia Institute of Marine Science.

D. Out of this appropriation, the expenditure of $665,794 the first year and $310,544 the second year from the general fund to address base operating needs and student enrollment, improve degree completion, and expand research capacity is contingent upon the passage into law of the provisions contained in Enactment Nos. 2, 3 and 5 of Part 5 of introduced House Bill 30/Senate Bill 30 of the 2004 Session. The allotment of these funds is subject to the purposes and conditions described in Item 135, paragraph D.