1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Authority to Apply for Grants (language only)

Item 129 #1c

Item 129 #1c

Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Department of

Page 102, after line 21, insert:
"R.  Notwithstanding § 4-1.05 b.3. of this act, the Superintendent of Public Instruction may apply for grant funding to be used by local school divisions consistent with the provisions of House Bill 1270, contingent upon its passage by the 1999 General Assembly.  The nongeneral fund appropriation for this agency shall be adjusted by the amount of the proceeds of any such grant awards."

(This amendment would allow the Department of Education, on behalf of local school divisions, to apply for grant funding to support innovative family and community involvement in classroom learning and school activities.)