2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Van Landingham
Co-Patron(s): Barlow, Broman, Councill
Project Discovery

Item 141 #2h

Item 141 #2h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $500,000 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$331,482,879".
Page 128, line 34, strike "$1,085,754" and insert "$1,585,754".
Page 128, after line 45, insert:
"Beginning in the second year, Project Discovery will begin new programs to serve students in Caroline, Carroll, Charles City, Galax, Grayson, Lee, Madison, and Scott counties."

(This amendment increases funding in the second year for Project Discovery, a program with the goal of keeping first generation college students in secondary school and help them prepare to enroll and succeed in post-secondary education. The amendment would increase funding for existing programs and provide funding to begin programs serving additional localities.)