2020 Session

Budget Bill - HB30 (Chapter 1289)

Department of Environmental Quality

Item 376

Item 376

First Year - FY2021Second Year - FY2022
Land Protection (50900)$29,379,311$29,379,311
Land Protection Permitting (50925)FY2021 $4,892,832FY2022 $4,892,832
Land Protection Compliance and Enforcement (50926)FY2021 $21,920,926FY2022 $21,920,926
Land Protection Outreach (50927)FY2021 $1,808,041FY2022 $1,808,041
Land Protection Planning and Policy (50928)FY2021 $757,512FY2022 $757,512
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2021 $2,778,338FY2022 $2,778,338
SpecialFY2021 $1,658,065FY2022 $1,658,065
Trust and AgencyFY2021 $11,504,641FY2022 $11,504,641
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2021 $7,278,037FY2022 $7,278,037
Federal TrustFY2021 $6,160,230FY2022 $6,160,230

Authority: Title 10.1, Chapters 11.1, 11.2, 12.1, 14, and 25; Title 44, Chapter 3.5, Code of Virginia.

A. It is the intent of the General Assembly that balances in the Virginia Environmental Emergency Response Fund be used to meet match requirements for U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Superfund State Support Contracts.

B. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 10.1-1422.3, Code of Virginia, $1,807,575 in the first year and $1,807,575 in the second year from the Waste Tire Trust Fund, and $250,000 in the first year and $250,000 in the second year from the Hazardous Waste Management Permit Fund within the Department of Environmental Quality shall be used for the costs associated with the Department's land protection and water programs. Such funds may be used for the purposes set forth in § 10.1-1422.3, Code of Virginia, at the Director's discretion and only as available after funding other land protection and water programs.