TO THE SENATE:I hereby transmit pursuant to the provisions of section 7 of Article IVand section 4 of Article VII of the Constitution, a statement of items to whichI object and which I do not approve, contained in Senate Bill Number 2600--E,entitled:
CHAPTER 50LINE VETO #1
“AN ACT making appropriations for the support of government
STATE OPERATIONS BUDGET”
Bill Page 207, Line 43 through Page 208 Line 2, inclusiveNOT APPROVEDDEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
For services and expenses of the Marine Science Research Center at theState University of New York at Stony Brook for research on marinedisease and pathology, including suballocation to other statedepartments or agencies ... 500,000 ..
................ (re. $44,000)”
This item passed by the Legislature, to which I object and do not approve, is areappropriation that is more than seven years old and no State funding has beendisbursed over the most recent seven year period. In general, seven years ismore than enough time to fund and implement services. Accordingly, this item isdisapproved.