2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Fralin
Increase funding for Regional Alternative Education Programs

Item 135 #24h

Item 135 #24h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2007 $1,489,156 FY2008 $1,516,128 GF

Page 108, line 9, strike "$5,870,354,889" and insert "$5,871,844,045".
Page 108, line 9, strike "$6,000,814,369" and insert "$6,002,330,497".
Page 124, line 15, strike "$6,156,107" and insert "$7,645,263".
Page 124, line 16, strike "$6,301,359" and insert "$7,817,487".

(This amendment provides $1,489,156 the first year and $1,516,128 the second year from the general fund to increase the number of slots available for student placement by 25 percent who may need to transfer into any of these programs. The additional funds will provide almost 500 additional slots in fiscal year 2007 and in fiscal year 2008. These regional programs shall be for the purpose of educating certain expelled students and, as appropriate, students who have received suspensions from public schools and students returned to the community from the Department of Corrections.)