2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Committee Approved)

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For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology (FIRST)

Item 481 #24h

Item 481 #24h

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Nonstate Agencies
State Grants to Nonstate Entities-Nonstate Agencies FY2007 $50,000 FY2008 $0 GF

Page 418, line 4, strike "$19,210,000" and insert "$19,260,000".
Page 419, line 41, strike the first "75,000" and insert "125,000".

(This amendment provides an additional grant of $50,000 the first year from the general fund to establish a second annual FIRST Robotics competition for high school students in Virginia. The current competition is full, and there are many more teams in Virginia that would like to participate. The Commonwealth would be a partner with FIRST, VCU, NASA-Langley, Infineon and other corporate sponsors.)