1999 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1450 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Diamonstein
UVA Ctr. for Gov. Studies

Item 169 #14h

Item 169 #14h

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Higher Education
University of Virginia, Academic Division FY1999 $210,000 FY2000 $0 GF
FY1999 4.00 FY2000 4.00 FTE

Page 163, line 19, strike "$287,742,004" and insert "$287,952,004".
Page 166, line 56, strike "145,000" and insert "355,000".
Page 167, line 1, after "officials", insert:
", to conduct the Virginia Youth Leadership Initiative to educate students in Virginia's secondary schools in the democratic process, and to develop programs to foster increased public awareness of the electoral system.  Such funds may be used to support up to four full-time positions to carry out the Center's activities.".

(This amendment provides an additional $210,000 from the general fund in the first year and four positions to the University of Virginia Center for Governmental Studies. The amendment brings the first year appropriation to the level proposed for the second year. Current funding is $75,000 each year. The amendment also expands the purpose of the center from its initial purpose of preserving the oral history of public officials to educating high school students in the democratic process and increasing public awareness of the electoral system.)