1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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VCCS Technology Fee

Item 161 #7s

Item 161 #7s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY1999 $3,214,980 FY2000 $3,214,980 NGF

Page 127, line 6, strike "$361,273,794" and insert "$364,488,774".
Page 127, line 6, strike "$372,721,829" and insert "$375,936,809".
Page 128, after line 36, insert:
"J. This appropriation authorizes the Virginia Community College System to charge its students a technology fee in conformity with § 4-2.01c. of this act.  This appropriation  includes $3,214,980 the first year and $3,214,980 the second year from nongeneral funds, the unexpended balance of which shall not revert to the general fund in any fiscal year but shall be carried forward on the books of the Department of Accounts and allotted for expenditure each July 1.  The fee charged resident undergraduate students each year shall not exceed $1.50 per credit hour. This appropriation is provided to support acquisition of information infrastructure technology and to upgrade the Student Information System of the Virginia Community College System.".

(This amendment provides the authority to the Virginia Community College System to charge community college students a technology fee of $1.50 per credit hour to continue the efforts of each college in the implementation of its technology infrastructure, and to upgrade the VCCS Student Information System.)