2001 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dillard
Reading Teachers in Elem. Schools

Item 143 #32h

Item 143 #32h

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2001 $0 FY2002 $13,938,165 GF

Page 134, line 31, strike "$2,553,495,681" and insert "$2,567,433,846".
Page 135, after line 6, insert:
"Elementary Reading Teachers (17528)..........     $0        $13,938,165".
Page 164, after line 12, insert:
"21.  Elementary Reading Teachers
a.  An additional payment of $13,938,165 the second year from the general fund shall be disbursed by the Department of Education to local school divisions for the purpose of providing a reading teacher in every elementary school.
b.  These incentive payments shall be based on the state share of a grant of $26,000 for every elementary school."

(This amendment is contingent upon the passage of House Bill 2393 of the 2001 General Assembly.)