2023 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB6001 (Enrolled)

Central Capital Outlay

Item C-80

Item C-80

First Year - FY2023Second Year - FY2024
Improvements: Local Water Quality and Supply Projects (18050)$25,000,000$0
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2023 $25,000,000FY2024 $0

A. From the appropriation and authorization provided in this Item, up to $25,000,000 shall be provided to the Department of Environmental Quality for the Stormwater Local Assistance Fund, established in accordance with the provisions of Item 380 of this Act. In accordance with the purpose of the Fund set out in Item 380, the appropriation shall be used to provide grants solely for capital projects meeting all pre-requirements for implementation, including but not limited to: i) new stormwater best management practices; ii) stormwater best management practice retrofits; iii) stream restoration; iv) low impact development projects; v) buffer restoration; vi) pond retrofits; and vii) wetlands restoration. Such grants shall be in accordance with eligibility determinations made by the State Water Control Board under the authority of the Department of Environmental Quality.

B. The provisions of §§ 2-0 and 4-4.01 of this act and the provisions of § 2.2-1132, Code of Virginia, shall not apply to the projects supported by this Item.