1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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VCCS NRCC Training Programs

Item 161 #13c

Item 161 #13c

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY1999 $0 FY2000 $100,000 GF

Page 156, line 14, strike "$392,258,397" and insert "$392,358,397".
Page 162, after line 7, insert:
"Z.1. Out of this appropriation, $100,000 from the general fund the second year for New River Community College to develop and plan a Center of Excellence Training program.  The community college, local high schools, and Virginia Tech shall be involved in the programs to offer training in areas requiring high-tech skills.
2. The campus of New River Community College shall be given priority consideration as the site for the educational and technical training center to be constructed as part of the economic assistance package provided to Volvo Truck for an industrial expansion in Virginia."

(This amendment provides funds for New River Community College to develop a Center of Excellence Training program, a joint effort among local schools, institutions of higher education, and industry.)