1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Christian
Gifted Education Pilot Programs

Item 138 #23h

Item 138 #23h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY1999 $0 FY2000 $400,000 GF

Page 112, line 10, strike "$2,253,054,721" and insert "$2,253,454,721".
Page 121, after line 29, insert:
"c.  Out of the amounts for Education of the Gifted payments, $400,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided for eight pilot programs for the gifted.  The pilots shall be located in areas not served by academic year Governor's Schools.  The pilots shall provide a model for school divisions, facilitate the identification of gifted students, enhance and improve existing gifted education programs, and increase the representation of gifted minority and low-income students in such programs."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)