2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Clement
Character Education Grants

Item 141 #15h

Item 141 #15h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $5,280,000 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$336,262,879".
Page 130, after line 25, insert:
"12.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Department of Education shall disburse $5,280,000 as grants to local school divisions for the development and implementation of innovative character education curriculum and programs.

(This amendment provides funds for character education programs. Grants are based on state funding of $40,000 per school division.)