2000 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McDonnell
Innovative Reading Programs Grant Program

Item 141 #30h

Item 141 #30h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $1,000,000 FY2002 $1,000,000 GF

Page 97, line 48, strike "$326,798,379" and insert "$327,798,379".
Page 97, line 48, strike "$331,359,388" and insert "$332,359,388".
Page 101, after line 44, insert:
"13. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board shall provide $1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000 the second year from the general fund for a Commonwealth Literacy Project grant program for innovative reading programs to be offered at the local level to children from birth through twelfth grade.  The Board shall give priority consideration to programs patterned after the Read, Educate and Develop Youth program, the Parent and Child Together Time  program, and the Earning by Learning program."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)