1.1.................... moves to amend H.F. No. 1231, the first committee engrossment,
1.2as follows:
1.3Page 99, delete section 1
1.4Page 100, line 2, delete "$1,875,000" and insert "$2,000,000"
1.5Page 100, line 9, after the period insert "Up to $125,000 is available immediately
1.6to the commissioner of agriculture to update the state's tree pest plans by addressing the
1.7role of all stakeholders in preventing the introduction or spread of tree pests, responding
1.8to and containing tree pest outbreaks, and remediation. The commissioner shall work in
1.9consultation with the commissioner of natural resources, the forest resources council, and
1.10the forest protection task force and shall report findings and recommendations to the
1.11governor and the appropriate legislative committees. The report must include all statutory
1.12changes or other measures needed to assure that a coordinated and effective response
1.13network is in place to protect our forests."
1.14Page 100, line 12, after the period, insert "Any unencumbered balance does not
1.15cancel at the end of fiscal year 2010 and is available in fiscal year 2011."
1.16Page 100, delete section 3
1.17Renumber the sections in sequence and correct the internal references
1.18Amend the title accordingly