1997 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Expand Localities in SS Tech Consortium

Item 138 #1h

Item 138 #1h

First Year - FY1997 Second Year - FY1998
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1997 $0 FY1998 $20,000 GF

Page 95, line 34, strike "$292,552,467" and insert "$292,572,467".
Page 98, line 52, after "6." insert "a."
Page 99, after line 2, insert:
"b.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board of Education shall provide $20,000 the second year from the general fund for the localities of Danville and Pittsylvania to join the Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium."

(This amendment would allow two additional localities to participate in the Southside Virginia Regional Technology Consortium. The funding would allow the school divisions of Danville and Pittsylvania to acquire internet connection hardware. Funding for this purpose for the school divisions currently participating in the Consortium was appropriated by the 1996 General Assembly.)