1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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VCU Technology Fee

Item 189 #13s

Item 189 #13s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Commonwealth University FY1999 $834,030 FY2000 $834,030 NGF

Page 141, line 22, strike "$245,153,715" and insert "$245,987,745".
Page 141, line 22, strike "$250,505,608" and insert "$251,339,638".
Page 145, after line 17, insert:
"R.  This appropriation authorizes Virginia Commonwealth University to charge its students a technology fee in conformity with § 4-2.01c. of this act.  This appropriation  includes $834,030 the first year and $834,030 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.  The fees shall be used for technology applications and support that directly serves students."

(This amendment provides authority to Virginia Commonwealth University to charge students a technology fee of no more than $1.50 per credit hour. The fee would be used to support student needs in computing and technology.)