2017 Session

Budget Bill - HB1500 (Enrolled)

Marine Resources Commission

Item 381

Item 381

First Year - FY2017Second Year - FY2018
Administrative and Support Services (59900)$2,303,283
General Management and Direction (59901)FY2017 $2,303,283
FY2018 $2,308,141
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2017 $2,182,183
FY2018 $2,186,545
SpecialFY2017 $121,100FY2018 $121,596

Authority: Title 28.2, Chapters 1 and 2, Code of Virginia.

A. The Marine Resources Commission shall recover the cost of reproduction, plus a reasonable fee per record, from persons or organizations requesting copies of computerized lists of licenses issued by the commission.

B. From the amounts collected pursuant to § 28.2-200 et seq., Code of Virginia, and deposited into the Virginia Marine Products Fund (§ 3.2-2705, Code of Virginia), the Marine Resources Commission may retain $10,000 the first year and $10,000 the second year for the administrative cost of issuing gear licenses.

C. Notwithstanding any action of the Virginia Marine Resources Commission pursuant to Chapter 4 VAC 20-1090-10 et. seq., or other provisions of law or policy, fees levied by the Commission for saltwater recreational fishing licenses shall be imposed at the level as they were in effect on October 1, 2014.

D. The Marine Resources Commission shall report by December 15 of each year all projects and expenditures funded from the Virginia Saltwater Recreational Fishing Development Fund. The report shall be submitted to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees.