1999 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Trumbo
DOE Administrative Computing

Item 129 #4s

Item 129 #4s

First Year - FY1999 Second Year - FY2000
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Department of FY1999 $0 FY2000 $2,771,000 GF

Page 98, line 41, strike "$23,344,922" and insert "$26,115,922".
Page 102, after line 21, insert "R.  Out of the appropriation for State Education Services, $2,771,000 in the second year from the general fund is provided to allow the Department to modernize the statewide public education administrative information management systems."

(This amendment provides funds for the cost of updating the Commonmwealth's statewide public education information management system. The current system was purchased by the Commonwealth for local school divisions 10 years ago and need to be replaced in order for school divisions to receive support from the vendor, and to support new information requirements of the Standards of Accreditation and recently adopted legislation. A companion amendment is included in Item 138 to provide funding for the local school divisions' information systems. Of the total costs in this amendment, $2.1 million is a one-time cost, and $0.7 million is estimated to be an on-going maintenance cost.)