2008 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Morgan
Co-Patron(s): Cox, Hamilton, Ingram, May, Nixon, Oder, Poisson, Putney, Rust, Tata, Howell, A., Jones, S.C.
Virginia Space Consortium

Item 148 #1h

Item 148 #1h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Education: Higher Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia FY2009 $580,000 FY2010 $595,000 GF

Page 161, line 29, strike "$6,101,466" and insert "$6,681,466".
Page 161, line 29, strike "$6,101,466" and insert "$6,696,466".
Page 162, after line 24, insert:
"D. Out of this appropriation, $580,000 the first year and $595,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Virginia Aerospace and Technology Scholars Program.  The program provides online NASA coursework for 300 high school juniors statewide and a 6-day summer academy at NASA Langley Research Center for 140 course participants as rising seniors.  State legislators will participate in student selection for their legislative districts."

(This amendment is self-explanatory.)