2017 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Chapter 836)

Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry

Item 88

Item 88

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Administrative and Support Services (79900)$381,457$381,556
General Management and Direction (79901)FY2017 $381,457FY2018 $381,556
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2017 $381,457FY2018 $381,556

Authority: Title 2.2, Chapter 2, Article 2.1; § 2.2-203.3, Code of Virginia.

The Secretary of Agriculture and Forestry shall convene a panel of stakeholders within and outside government to: (i) review state and local noise and traffic regulations and the marketing of Virginia wines through events and activities; (ii) consider findings of previous relevant studies on Virginia farm wineries; and (iii) develop recommendations as appropriate for how the state can better foster the viability of Virginia farm wineries. The Secretary shall complete all meetings by November 15, 2017 and report such recommendations to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than November 30, 2017.