2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Floor Approved)

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Item 149 #5h

Item 149 #5h

Education: Higher Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia

Page 165, after line 26, insert:"K.1. In consultation with the Secretary of Education and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations Committee and Senate Finance Committee, or their designees, and representatives from the state-supported medical schools, the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) shall review the programmatic, personnel, financial, oversight and governance issues of Eastern Virginia Medical School (EVMS).  SCHEV's assessment of these issues shall include, but not be limited to, EVMS organizing as an affiliated institution within an existing public four-year college or university or as a stand-alone state agency with a memorandum of understanding with a suitable hospital or medical system.  The Virginia Retirement System, Department of Human Resource Management, State Comptroller, State Treasurer, and any other appropriate state agency, as determined by SCHEV, shall cooperate in this evaluation.2. The State Council shall take no action but shall submit its findings for consideration by the Governor and the General Assembly no later than November 15, 2008."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)