2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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VCU Centers

Item 227 #10c

Item 227 #10c

First Year - FY2003 Second Year - FY2004
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Commonwealth University FY2003 ($564,900) FY2004 ($577,400) GF
FY2003 $564,900 FY2004 $577,400 NGF

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"U. It is the intent of the Governor and the General Assembly that direct general fund support of special purpose research and public service centers and projects in higher education not be continued indefinitely and that institutions of higher education secure nongeneral fund support of such activities.  General fund reductions of $564,900 the first year and $577,400 the second year from research and public service activities shown below reflect the expectation that additional private and other nongeneral funds be solicited to augment nongeneral fund support:
Center Name FY 2003 FY 2004
Center for Public Policy (110,500) (110,500)
Council on Economic Education (100,000) (100,000)
Virginia Labor Center (60,000) (60,000)
The Autism Training/Family Support  Program (59,000) (59,000)
Center on Urban Development (50,000) (50,000)
Center on Aging (37,500) (37,500)
Education Policy Institute (37,500) (37,500)
Commonwealth Center for Head Injury (32,300) (32,300)
Virginia Writing Program (30,000) (30,000)
Gang Prevention Project (12,500) (25,000)
Center for Public/Private Initiatives (17,500) (17,500)
Alzheimer's and Related Disease Research Awards (10,000) (10,000)
HIV / AIDS Center (5,200) (5,200)
Drug and Alcohol Studies Center (2,900) (2,900)".

(This amendment reduces general funds for special purpose research centers in anticipation of nongeneral sources replacing the funds.)