2001 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Committee Approved)

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Manufacturing Extension Partnership

Item 227 #1s

Item 227 #1s

First Year - FY2001 Second Year - FY2002
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY2001 $0 FY2002 $350,000 GF

Page 223, line 19, strike "$448,070,396" and insert "$448,420,396".
Page 223, line 41, strike "$350,000" and insert "$700,000".
Page 223, after line 46, insert:
"3.  The A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership shall prepare a report for the Senate Finance and House Appropriations Committees concerning the Partnership's collections of fees for its services.  The report shall include, but not be limited to, information on fees collected over the past five fiscal years; the policies and practices used to determine if clients are charged and by what amounts; and efforts to make the Partnership less dependent upon general fund support and more self-sustaining.  The report shall be submitted no later than December 3, 2001."

(This amendment provides $350,000 of additional general fund support for the A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership to increase the number of workshops, training, and outreach initiatives to inform the industrial community of best practices and advanced manufacturing techniques. The money will match $1.26 million in federal funds. Language directs the Partnership to report to the money committees on efforts to become more self-sustaining.)