2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Committee Approved)

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Reading Excellence Act Grants

Item 141 #4h

Item 141 #4h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $7,125,000 FY2002 $7,125,000 NGF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$328,687,235" and insert "$335,812,235".
Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$338,107,879".
Page 130, after line 25, insert:
"12.  The appropriation for Financial Assistance for General Education includes an amount estimated at $7,125,000 the first year and $7,125,000 the second year from federal funds for subgrants to school divisions pursuant to the Reading Excellence Act grant."

(This amendment provides appropriation authority for the federal Reading Excellence Act grant. Title I schools engaged in school improvement initiatives that meet the criteria set by the revised Standards of Accreditation are eligible for the grants.)