2006 Special Session I

Budget Amendments - HB5002 (Conference Report)

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Research EVMS

Item 242 #1c

Item 242 #1c

First Year - FY2007 Second Year - FY2008
Education: Higher Education
Eastern Virginia Medical School FY2007 $1,500,000 FY2008 $1,500,000 GF
FY2007 $1,200,000 FY2008 $1,200,000 NGF

Page 200, line 26, strike "$16,689,353" and insert "$19,389,353".
Page 200, line 26, strike "$16,689,353" and insert "$19,389,353".
Page 202, after line 1, insert:
"H. Out of this appropriation, $1,500,000 from the general fund and $1,200,000 from nongeneral funds each year is designated to build research capacity in medical modeling and simulation.
I. Eastern Virginia Medical School shall report on the use of these funds and progress made under this initiative to the Chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 2007.  The report shall include, but not be limited to: 1) how the funds were used, 2) the amount of federal and private funds that were leveraged, 3) collaborative efforts in support of private industry, 4) the number of junior and senior faculty recruited in each field, 5) the amount of federal or other grant funds received as the result of those recruitments, 6) additional grants or contracts being pursued, 7) the level of instructional activity conducted by these faculty, 8) the impact of research activities on undergraduate instruction, 9) the use of graduate student aid funds, and 10) recommendations for future investment."

(This amendment provides general fund money to support modeling and simulation research efforts at the university as part of the legislative research initiative. Funding will allow the college to leverage funding from federal and private sources. A companion amendment is found under Item 250.)