2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: BaCote
Student Assistance Programs

Item 140 #18h

Item 140 #18h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2009 $150,000 FY2010 $100,000 GF

Page 115, line 57, strike "$6,399,847,793" and insert "$6,399,997,793".
Page 115, line 57, strike "$6,599,719,818" and insert "$6,599,819,818".
Page 133, after line 37, insert:
"4) An additional payment of $150,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund shall be provided to the Department of Education for a comprehensive evaluation of Virginia's Student Assistance Programs (SAP).  Out of this appropriation, $50,000 shall be used to develop a database to capture data on the utilization of SAPs in Virginia.  This database will collect data to measure the efficacy of SAPs and to monitor the impact of SAPs on students, schools and communities.  Beginning October 1, 2009, the Department shall report program information and outcome data annually to the Chairmen of the House and Senate Education Committees and the Virginia Commission on Youth."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)