2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Regional Partnerships & Workforce Services

Item 112 #11c

Item 112 #11c

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Commerce And Trade
Housing and Community Development, Department of FY2003 $2,000,000 FY2004 $2,000,000 GF

Page 74, line 16, strike "$52,729,703" and insert "$54,729,703".
Page 74, line 16, strike "$52,729,703" and insert "$54,729,703".
Page 76, strike lines 25 through 49 and insert:
"G.  Included in this Item shall be $2,000,000 the first year and $2,000,000 the second year from the general fund for a workforce services program.  Regional Partnerships qualified under the provisions of §§ 15.2-1306 through 15.2-1310, Code of Virginia, may apply for the funds under an application process prescribed by the Department of Housing and Community Development.  In evaluating the applications, the Department shall consider the number of program participants; the availability of jobs within the region for the specific workforce services provided; the median income and the unemployment rate of the region; the participation and contributions of local governments, local Workforce Investment Boards, the private sector, and others in proposed workforce services projects; and other related factors."

(This amendment provides $4.0 million for workforce services programs managed by the state's 19 Regional Partnerships. A companion amendment deletes $18.0 million from the Regional Competitiveness Act program.)