2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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UVA Youth Gang Program (language only)

Item 210 #2s

Item 210 #2s

Education: Higher Education
University of Virginia

Page 212, after line 50, insert:
"Q. Out of this appropriation, $125,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the University of Virginia's Curry School of Education for the Gang Prevention Project. The purpose of the project is to assist localities in developing comprehensive violence prevention plans. The funds shall be used to train community teams on violence prevention, conduct needs assessments and assist in program development, and may also be used to fund local community grants to private nonprofit organizations providing gang prevention programs to at-risk youth and families. The School of Education shall coordinate its training, technical assistance, community education efforts and awarding of grants and required grant monitoring activities with the School of Education at Virginia Commonwealth University."

(This amendment provides funds to support the Virginia Youth Violence Project.)