2006 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5002 (Chapter 3)

Cooperative Extension and Agricultural Research Services

Item 229

Item 229

First Year - FY2007Second Year - FY2008
Educational and General Programs (10000)$8,509,071$8,544,421
Higher Education Research (100102)FY2007 $3,260,220FY2008 $3,295,570
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY2007 $4,633,019FY2008 $4,633,019
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY2007 $190,000FY2008 $190,000
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY2007 $425,832FY2008 $425,832
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2007 $4,459,525FY2008 $4,493,255
Higher Education OperatingFY2007 $4,049,546FY2008 $4,051,166

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 11, and § 23-165.11, Title 23, Chapter 13, Code of Virginia.

A. Out of the amounts for Educational and General Programs, $392,107 the first year and $392,107 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.

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.