2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Conference Report)

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EVMS - Research Funding

Item 246 #2c

Item 246 #2c

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Education: Higher Education
Eastern Virginia Medical School FY2009 ($937,500) FY2010 $562,500 GF

Page 218, line 46, strike "$18,217,388" and insert "$17,279,888".
Page 218, line 46, strike "$16,717,388" and insert "$17,279,888".
Page 219, strike lines 3 through 11 and insert:
"A. Out of this appropriation, $562,500 each year from the general fund is designated to build research capacity in medical modeling and simulation.
B. Eastern Virginia Medical School shall report on the use of these funds and progress made under this initiative to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by October 1, 2008.  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 continues the legislative research initiative.)