RD499 - Report on Expenditures from the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund – November 1, 2020

Executive Summary:

Pursuant to § 58.1-344.3.C(2)(a), the purpose of voluntary contributions of tax refunds to the Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund (Fund) is to fulfill “the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Implementation Plan submitted by the Commonwealth of Virginia to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency on November 29, 2010, and any subsequent revisions thereof."

This report fulfills the requirements of § 58.1-344.3.C(2)(c) that “the Secretary of Natural Resources shall submit a report to the House Committee on Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources; the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Natural Resources; the House Committee on Appropriations; the Senate Committee on Finance; and the Virginia delegation to the Chesapeake Bay Commission, describing the grants awarded from moneys deposited in the fund. The report shall include a list of grant recipients, a description of the purpose of each grant, the amount received by each grant recipient, and an assessment of activities or initiatives supported by each grant."