Budget Amendment ID: FY2022-S3-292

ENV 292

Coastal Water Assessment

Ms. Moran, Messrs. Tarr, O'Connor and Cyr moved that the proposed new text be amended in section 2, in item 2330-0100, by adding the following words:- “; provided further, that not less than $550,000 shall be expended for a program of collaborative research by the division of marine fisheries through the Marine Fisheries Institute in collaboration with the School for Marine Science and Technology at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, that applies innovative technology to assess the biomass of fish in the region managed by the New England Fishery Management Council and of which not less than $100,000 shall be expended for the hydrodynamic modeling of coastal waters to accurately assess delineation of shellfish growing area classifications and other applications to improve management of marine fisheries resources”; and by striking out the figure "7,191,891" and inserting in place thereof the following figure:- "7,741,891".