2009 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1600 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Hamilton
Workforce Grants

Item 216 #2h

Item 216 #2h

First Year - FY2009 Second Year - FY2010
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY2009 $0 FY2010 $10,000,000 GF

Page 232, line 34, strike "$50,167,061" and insert "$60,167,061".
Page 233, after line 5, insert:
"D. Out of this appropriation, $10 million the second year from the general fund is designated for statewide workforce development grants to community colleges who are involved in specific economic development initiatives. Out of this appropriation, $3.0 million is to be allocated for workforce development training at Thomas Nelson Community College to support workforce development training for the 318 new jobs created with the Continental AG transfer of its South Carolina manufacturing operations to its Newport News facility and other economic development initiatives creating new jobs as a result of the Canon, VA expansion and the AREVA / Northrup Grumman partnership initiative."

(This amendment creates a statewide workforce development training fund.)