2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ticer
Update Cost of At-Risk Preschool

Item 146 #5s

Item 146 #5s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2005 $0 FY2006 $21,659,854 GF

Page 133, line 35, strike "$3,223,517,215" and insert "$3,245,177,069".
Page 133, line 52, strike "$46,639,520" and insert "$68,299,374".
Page 153, line 45, after "a $5,400 grant" insert "the first year and a $7,600 grant the second year".

(This amendment provides $21.7 million GF in the second year for the Virginia Preschool Initiative to fund the State's share of all at-risk four-year-olds unserved by Head Start programs at $7,600 per child. Currently, funding is based on the State's share of $5,400 per child, the cost level funded since FY 1996.)