2006 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Poisson
SCHEV Geographical Equity

Item 145 #6h

Item 145 #6h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Education: Higher Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia FY2007 $50,000 FY2008 $50,000 GF

Page 148, line 5, strike "$11,350,431" and insert "$11,400,431".
Page 148, line 5, strike "$11,365,876" and insert "$11,415,876".
Page 150, after line 51, insert:
"J. The State Council of Higher Education (SCHEV) shall examine the geographical equity in the admission of first-time, first-year students to each Virginia public four-year institution.  The report shall cover student applications for each of the years in the 2006-08 biennium and shall compare the number of applicants by locality to the percentage of those students admitted from that locality.  SCHEV shall annually report its findings to the Chairmen of House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1 of each year on these rates, including such additional information as SAT and ACT scores, high school GPA, SOL scores, and other criteria used for admissions as SCHEV deems appropriate."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)