2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Conference Report)

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Implementing JLARC Report (language only)

Item 160 #4c

Item 160 #4c

Education: Higher Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Page 140, after line 43, insert:
"9.  Pursuant to the 1999 Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission review of student financial aid programs, the State Council of Higher Education shall conduct a study of state-appropriated student financial aid programs to ensure compliance with the guidelines in the Virginia Administrative Code and the Appropriation Act and to determine the characteristics of students who are eligible to receive financial aid.  As part of its study, the Council shall compare information in data files with the institutions' plans for awarding financial aid and review the definitions, methodologies, and data files collected from public colleges and universities.  By December 1, 2000, the Council shall submit a report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on its review."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)