2005 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1500 (Committee Approved)

Center for Excellence in Education

Item 531 #17h

Item 531 #17h

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2005 $0 FY2006 $50,000 GF

Page 482, after line 18, insert:
"Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Cultural and Artistic Affairs, $50,000 the second year from the general fund is provided to the Center for Excellence in Education."

(This amendment provides $50,000 from the general fund in the second year to the Center for Excellence in Education (CEE) to support the United States Biology Olympiad (USABO), which takes place at George Mason University. CEE developed and implemented the USABO competition to enhance the learning of the biological sciences and nurture future U.S. scientific leadership.)