2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Christian
AP/IB Exams-Asst. for Low Income Students

Item 133 #7h

Item 133 #7h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2001 $0 FY2002 $500,000 GF

Page 119, line 32, strike "$41,249,648" and insert "$41,749,648".
Page 123, after line 26, insert:
"V.  Out of the amounts for State Education Services for Research, Testing and Evaluation, $500,000 the second year from the general fund shall be disbursed by the Department of Education to local school divisions as the state share of fees for needy and low-income students taking exams for Advanced Placement and International Baccalaureate program courses.  As a condition of receiving these funds, local school divisions shall notify all students and parents regarding the availability of academic qualifications to enroll in advance placement courses.  School divisions shall first use funding from the College Board for this purpose."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)