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2012 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB1300 (Chapter 2)

Department of Environmental Quality

Item 357

Item 357 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2011Second Year - FY2012
Environmental Financial Assistance (51500)$61,018,059$57,293,759
Financial Assistance for Environmental Resources Management (51502)FY2011 $4,225,000FY2012 $4,145,000
Virginia Water Facilities Revolving Fund Loans and Grants (51503)FY2011 $26,803,343FY2012 $23,159,043
Financial Assistance for Coastal Resources Management (51507)FY2011 $4,424,500FY2012 $4,424,500
Litter Control and Recycling Grants (51509)FY2011 $1,312,070FY2012 $1,312,070
Petroleum Tank Reimbursement (51511)FY2011 $24,253,146FY2012 $24,253,146
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2011 $5,948,080FY2012 $2,223,780
Trust and AgencyFY2011 $25,004,646FY2012 $25,004,646
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2011 $3,984,070FY2012 $3,984,070
Federal TrustFY2011 $26,081,263FY2012 $26,081,263

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. To the extent available, the authorization included in Chapter 781, 2009 Acts of Assembly, Item 368, paragraph E, is hereby continued for the the Virginia Public Building Authority to issue revenue bonds in order to finance Virginia Water Quality Improvement Grants, pursuant to Chapter 851, 2007 Acts of Assembly.


B. 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.  


C. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 10.1-2131, Code of Virginia, after July 1, 2011, the Department of Environmental Quality shall not provide any Water Quality Improvement Grant to any locality that is subject to the requirements of § 15.2-233.1, Code of Virginia but has not yet designated at least one urban development area.


D.1. Out of the amounts of this appropriation, $3,644,300 the first year from the general fund shall be deposited to the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund established under the Water Quality Improvement Act of 1997. Of this amount, $546,645 shall be deposited to the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund Reserve pursuant to paragraph B. of Item 349 of this act.


2. This appropriation, together with the amounts included in Item 351 L. of this act, meets the mandatory deposit requirements associated with the FY 2010 excess general fund revenue collections and discretionary year-end general fund balances.


3. Out of the amounts of this appropriation, the Department of Environmental Quality shall use an amount not to exceed $3,000,000 from the Water Quality Improvement Fund to conduct the James River chlorophyll study pursuant to the approved Virginia Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load, Phase I Watershed Implementation Plan.  This amount shall be used solely for contractual support for water quality monitoring and analysis and computer modeling.  No portion of this funding may be used for administrative costs of the department.