1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Howell
Virginia Economic Bridge

Item 120 #2s

Item 120 #2s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Commerce And Trade
Virginia Employment Commission FY1999 $0 FY2000 $100,000 GF

Page 92, line 6, strike "$365,778,439" and insert "$365,878,439".

(This amendment provides $100,000 of general fund support for Virginia Economic Bridge to establish a pilot program identifying some 25-50 workers (with undergraduate degrees) from the Displaced Worker Program and to train these workers over a period of three months in fundamental computer skills. Additionally, Virginia Economic Bridge will identify corporations in Northern Virginia that will employ these workers in off-site facilities in Southwest Virginia.)