2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Shuler
Western VA Consortium - Project Leg-Up

Item 141 #7h

Item 141 #7h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $155,000 GF

Page 126, line 17, strike "$330,982,879" and insert "$331,137,879".
Page 130, line 6, after "9." insert "a."
Page 130, after line 10, insert:
"b.  Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for General Education, the Board of Education shall provide $155,000 the second year from the general fund for the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium to pilot Project Leg-Up."

(This amendment provides $155,000 the second year to pilot a project aimed at increasing the number of instructional personnel available in the Western Virginia Public Education Consortium's region (the counties of Alleghany, Bland, Botetourt, Craig, Floyd, Franklin, Giles, Montgomery, Pulaski, Roanoke, and Wythe and the cities of Covington, Clifton Forge, Radford, Roanoke, and Salem). The program provides funding for individuals to take courses at area two- and four-year institutions of higher education which will lead to their achieving full teacher licensure.)