2002 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Part IV Site Approval (language only)

Item 4-5.05 #1s

Item 4-5.05 #1s

Special Conditions and Restrictions on Expenditures
Services and Clients

Page 550, strike lines 10 through 17 and insert:
"No state institution of higher education shall plan for or establish any off-campus location without the prior approval of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. For the colleges of the Virginia Community College System, the State Board for Community Colleges shall be responsible for approving off-campus locations. Activities governed by this requirement are those at any locations not contiguous to the main campus of the institution, including locations outside Virginia, where credit or noncredit offerings are provided and for which full-time or part-time faculty or staff are employed.  Planning shall not be initiated for any new locations nor any operations begin at a new locations without first referring the matter to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia for information, consideration, and recommendation to the Governor and General Assembly and without subsequent prior approval of the General Assembly."

(This amendment revises language regarding approval of off-campus locations of Virginia's public colleges and universities.)