1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Crittenden
Co-Patron(s): Christian
Exam Fees for AP and IB Low-Income

Item 129 #11h

Item 129 #11h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Department of FY1999 $0 FY2000 $500,000 GF

Page 98, line 41, strike "$23,344,922" and insert "$23,844,922".
Page 102, after line 21, insert:
"R.  Out of the appropriation for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, a payment of $500,000 in the second year from the general fund shall be disbursed by the Department of Education to local school divisions for the state share of fees for needy and low-income students taking exams for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate program courses.  As a condition of receiving these funds, local school divisions shall notify all students and parents regarding the availability of academic qualifications to enroll in advance placement courses.  School divisions shall first use funding from the College Board for this purpose."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)