2002 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hogan
Small Business Development Centers (language only)

Item 108 #3h

Item 108 #3h

Commerce And Trade
Business Assistance, Department of

Page 71, after line 46, insert:
"F.  The Secretary of Commerce and Trade and the Secretary of Education shall examine the feasibility of transfering responsibility for funding and administering the Small Business Development Centers from the Department of Business Assistance to the Virginia Community College System.  Specifically, the review should focus on the extent to which the transfer would increase the integration of the state's workforce training system enabling all workers to participate in the state's continued economic growth and development.  The report shall be provided to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by December 1, 2002."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)