2000 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Reynolds
Laptop Pilot in Henry County

Item 141 #21s

Item 141 #21s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $2,800,000 FY2002 $2,800,000 GF

Page 97, line 48, strike "$326,798,379" and insert "$329,598,379".
Page 97, line 48, strike "$331,359,388" and insert "$334,159,388".
Page 101, after line 44, insert:
"13.  Out of the amount for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Department of Education shall provide $2,800,000 the first year and $2,800,000 the second year from the general fund to implement a Computer Proficiency Enhancement Project in schools in Henry County.  For each such school, the Department shall provide portable computers.  The number of portable computers to be distributed to each school shall be determined by the Department and the principal of that school or his designee.  The portable computers may be used for in-school purposes; however, the portable computers shall be made available to the students to take home for use at home."

(This amendment expands a lap-top computer program in Henry County which was initiated using all local funding.