1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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New Century Public Education Consortium

Item 136 #15s

Item 136 #15s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1999 $75,000 FY2000 $0 GF

Page 85, line 49, strike "$306,326,996" and insert "$306,401,996".
Page 89, after line 14, insert:
"10.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board of Education shall provide $75,000 the first year from the general fund for the New Century Public Education Consortium."

(This amendment provides first year planning funds for a public education consortium for the localities in the New Century Region (Allegheny, Bland, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, Salem, and Wythe counties and the cities of Radford and Roanoke). The Virginia Economic Bridge, based at Radford University, will serve as an agent to assist with the establishment of the consortium.)