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2009 Session

Budget Bill - HB1600 (Introduced)

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Department of Environmental Quality

Item 368

Item 368

First Year - FY2009Second Year - FY2010
Environmental Financial Assistance (51500)$118,792,181
$119,268,881
$115,042,181
Financial Assistance for Environmental Resources Management (51502)FY2009 $7,776,272FY2010 $4,776,272
Virginia Water Facilities Revolving Fund Loans and Grants (51503)FY2009 $25,406,763FY2010 $24,656,763
Financial Assistance for Coastal Resources Management (51507)FY2009 $4,424,500FY2010 $4,424,500
Litter Control and Recycling Grants (51509)FY2009 $1,580,000FY2010 $1,580,000
Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund (51510)FY2009 $55,700,000
$56,176,700
FY2010 $55,700,000
Petroleum Tank Reimbursement (51511)FY2009 $23,904,646FY2010 $23,904,646
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2009 $7,127,500
$7,604,200
FY2010 $4,127,500
Trust and AgencyFY2009 $25,216,646FY2010 $25,216,646
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2009 $59,980,000FY2010 $59,980,000
Federal TrustFY2009 $26,468,035FY2010 $25,718,035

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapters 11.1, 14, 21.1, and 25 and Title 62.1, Chapters 3.1, 22, 23.2, and 24, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of the amounts for Environmental Financial Assistance, $3,000,000 the first year from the general fund shall be deposited to the Combined Sewer Overflow Matching Fund pursuant to § 62.1-241.12, Code of Virginia.  From this fund, the City of Richmond shall receive $1,500,000 in the first year and the City of Lynchburg shall receive $1,500,000 in the first year.


B. Out of the amounts appropriated frofor Environmental Financial Assistance, the Department of Environmental Quality shall provide $20,000 the first year and $20,000 the second year from the general fund to the Tri-County Lake Administrative Commission for water quality monitoring at Smith Mountain Lake.


C. Out of the amounts for Environmental Financial Assistance, the Department of Environmental Quality shall provide $10,000 each year from such funds as are available out of Dedicated Special Revenue for the implementation of a toll-free number as authorized by Senate Bill 648 of the 2008 Session of the General Assembly.


D. Out of the amounts for this Item, $476,700 the first year from the general fund shall be deposited to the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund established under the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Act of 1997.  This appropriation meets the mandatory deposit requirement associated with fiscal year 2008 excess general fund revenue collections. 


E. Pursuant to Chapter 851, 2007 Acts of Assembly, the Virginia Public Building Authority is authorized to issue revenue bonds in order to finance Virginia Water Quality Improvement Grants to fund or reimburse approved capital costs for each such project as and to the extent determined by the Department of Environmental Quality pursuant to the provisions of this enactment and of Article 4 (§ 10.1-2128 et seq.) of Chapter 21.1 of Title 10.1, Code of Virginia, in an aggregate principal amount not to exceed $250,000,000.  The proceeds of such bonds are hereby appropriated for disbursement from the state treasury pursuant to Article X, Section 7 of the Constitution of Virginia, and § 2.2-1819, Code of Virginia.


F. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 10.1-1422.01.C.2., Code of Virginia, the Department of Environmental Quality is authorized to suspend payments for litter prevention and recycling grants in order to implement fund transfers authorized in Part 3 of this Act.