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2005 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Introduced)

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Marine Resources Commission

Item 399

Item 399

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Marine Life Management (50500)$12,051,099$12,051,099
$12,351,099
Marine Life Information Services (50501)FY2005 $705,867FY2006 $705,867
Marine Life Regulation Enforcement (50503)FY2005 $5,949,383FY2006 $5,949,383
$6,249,383
Artificial Reef Construction (50506)FY2005 $158,034FY2006 $158,034
Chesapeake Bay Fisheries Management (50507)FY2005 $3,644,115FY2006 $3,644,115
Oyster Propagation and Habitat Improvement (50508)FY2005 $1,593,700FY2006 $1,593,700
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2005 $6,131,803FY2006 $6,131,803
$6,431,803
SpecialFY2005 $3,998,718FY2006 $3,998,718
Commonwealth TransportationFY2005 $277,578FY2006 $277,578
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2005 $60,000FY2006 $60,000
Federal TrustFY2005 $1,583,000FY2006 $1,583,000

Authority: Title 18.2, Chapters 1 and 5; Title 19.2, Chapters 1, 5 and 7; Title 28.2, Chapters 1 through 10; Title 29.1, Chapter 7; Title 32.1, Chapter 6; Title 33.1, Chapter 1; and Title 62.1, Chapters 18 and 20, Code of Virginia.


A. The appropriation includes annual membership dues to the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission, $32,000 the first year and $34,000 the second year from the general fund.


B. This appropriation includes annual membership dues to the Potomac River Fisheries Commission, $155,000 the first year and $155,000 the second year from the general fund.


C. Out of the amounts for Marine Life Regulation Enforcement shall be paid into the Marine Patrols Fund, $119,544 the first year and $119,544 the second year, pursuant to § 28.2-108, Code of Virginia. For this purpose, cash shall be transferred from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund.


D. Pursuant to § 58.1-2289 D, Code of Virginia, $158,034 the first year and $158,034 the second year shall be transferred to Artificial Reef Construction from the Commonwealth Transportation Fund from unrefunded motor fuel taxes for boats.


E. Any unexpended general fund balances designated by the agency for oyster remediation activities remaining in the Marine Life Management Program on June 30, 2005, and June 30, 2006, shall be reappropriated and reallotted to the Marine Resources Commission for expenditure.


F. The Commission shall deposit proceeds from the sale of oyster shells, oyster seeds, and other subaqueous materials pursuant to § 28.2-550, Code of Virginia, to the Public Oyster Rock Replenishment Fund established by § 28.2-542, Code of Virginia. The proceeds from such sale shall be used for the same purposes specified in § 28.2-542.


G. Out of the amounts for Oyster Propagation and Habitat Improvement is designated $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year for Virginia’s share of an Army Corps of Engineers environmental impact study on the introduction of non-native oyster species.