2005 Session

Budget Amendments - SB700 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Houck
Va. Writing Project

Item 182 #1s

Item 182 #1s

First Year - FY2005 Second Year - FY2006
Education: Higher Education
George Mason University FY2005 $0 FY2006 $200,000 GF

Page 181, line 36, strike "$255,618,778" and insert "$255,818,778".
Page 182, after line 43, insert:
"F.  Out of this appropriation, $200,000 the second year is provided from the general fund to support the Virginia Writing Project.  In support of this project, George Mason University, the College of William and Mary, the University of Virginia, Old Dominion University, and the University of Virginia at Wise shall each receive an allocation of $40,000."

(This amendment restores funding for the Virginia Writing Project, which assists elementary and secondary teachers in improving their students' writing.)