1998 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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RCA - Workforce Training

Item 92 #17c

Item 92 #17c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Commerce And Trade
Housing and Community Development, Department of FY1999 $4,185,239 FY2000 $4,564,762 GF

Page 62, line 25, strike "$63,077,428" and insert "$67,262,667".
Page 62, line 25, strike "$46,087,753" and insert "$50,652,515".
Page 64, line 41, strike "$6,000,000" and insert "$10,185,239".
Page 64, line 41, after "year", insert:  "and $6,250,000 the second year".
Page 64, line 47, after "Program.", insert:  
"This appropriation shall be deemed sufficient to meet the state's portion to fund the workforce training and development activities of the qualified plans for the Crater Regional Partnership, Northern Virginia Regional Partnership, Region 2000, Shenandoah Valley Partnership, Southside Regional Partnership, Hampton Roads Partnership, and Richmond Regional Partnership."
Page 64, strike lines 48 through 53.
Page 65, strike lines 1 through 4.
Page 64, line 48, insert:  
"2.  The Department shall provide copies of the annual reports prepared by the regional partnerships under §15.2-1309.3, Code of Virginia to the Chairmen of the Senate Committees on Local Government and Finance, and the House Committees on Appropriations, and Counties, Cities and Towns.
3.  Incentive funds shall be distributed on a formula based on the population of the qualified region.  Each qualified region shall receive no less than $200,000 the first year."

(This amendment continues the Commonwealth's commitment to fund the regional partnerships; provides that sufficient funds are provided for various regional partnerships' workforce training and development activities; and instructs the Department of Housing and Community Development to provide the General Assembly with copies of the annual reports prepared by the various regional partnerships. The annual reports measure the progress made by the regional partnerships in achieving their respective objectives.)