1998 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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EVMS Gen. Init. Sanctions (language only)

Item 274 #3c

Item 274 #3c

Education: Higher Education
Medical College of Hampton Roads

Page 178, line 10, after "amounts.", insert:
"Funding from the general fund for this item shall not be continued in the 2000-02 biennium unless the medical school has met the goals identified below for the Generalist Initiative by 2000.  The medical school shall report its progress to the Secretary of Education and the State Council of Higher Education annually by October 1.  The State Council shall report on the status of the Generalist Initiative to the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees at their regularly scheduled meetings in November."

(This amendment requires the medical school to meet the goals of the Generalist Initiative by the year 2000 or lose its general fund support. The goals are: (i) at least 50 percent of Virginia medical school graduates shall enter generalist practice; and, (ii) at least 50 percent of Virginia medical school graduates entering generalist practice shall enter practice in Virginia upon completion of residency training.)