1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Orrock
Agricultural Education Specialists

Item 129 #2h

Item 129 #2h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Department of FY1999 $0 FY2000 $300,000 GF
FY1999 0.00 FY2000 3.00 FTE

Page 98, line 41, strike "$23,344,922" and insert "$23,644,922".
Page 102, after line 21, insert:
"R.  The appropriation for State Education Regional Services includes $300,000 and three positions in the second year from the general fund for curriculum specialists to assist agricultural education teachers.  These positions will be located in the eastern, central, and western regions of the Commonwealth."

(This amendment would provide state funding to establish three curriculum specialist positions in the Virginia Department of Education. The curriculum specialists would assist agricultural education teachers by developing curriculum, revising curriculum, providing workshops, making technical assistance visits to schools, and meeting with representatives of the agricultural industry.)