2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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Eliminate 2nd year - Literacy Passport Test

Item 138 #6c

Item 138 #6c

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Education, Central Office Operations, Department of FY2003 $0 FY2004 ($651,437) GF

Page 91, line 45, strike "$40,512,060" and insert "$39,860,623".
Page 93, line 16, after “H.” insert “1.”
Page 93, line 18, after “year” strike “and”.
Page 93, line 19, strike “$651,437 the second year”.
Page 93, after line 21, insert:
"2. Notwithstanding the provisions of § 22.1-253.13, Code of Virginia, and notwithstanding the provisions of the Board of Education’s Regulations Establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia, the Literacy Passport Test will not be available after July 1, 2003.  Further, effective July 1, 2003, passage of the Literacy Passport Test will no longer be required for receipt of a high school diploma."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)