2012 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Committee Approved)

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Restore Project Discovery Grant

Item 138 #1s

Item 138 #1s

First Year - FY2013 Second Year - FY2014
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2013 $619,650 FY2014 $619,650 GF

Page 95, line 3, strike "$9,456,858" and insert "$10,076,508".
Page 95, line 3, strike "$9,076,858" and insert "$9,696,508".
Page 96, after line 30, insert:
"K. Out of this appropriation, the Department of Education shall provide $619,650 each year from the general fund for Project Discovery.  These funds are to fund one-half the cost of the program in Abingdon, Accomack/Northampton, Alexandria, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Bedford, Bland, Campbell, Charlottesville, Cumberland, Danville/Pittsylvania, Fairfax, Franklin/Patrick, Goochland/Powhatan, Lynchburg, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond City, Roanoke City, Smyth, Surry/Sussex, Tazewell, Williamsburg/James City, and Wythe and the salary of a fiscal officer for Project Discovery.  The Department of Education shall determine the Project Discovery funding distributions to each community action agency.  The contract with Project Discovery should specify the allocations to each local program and require the submission of a financial and budget report and program evaluation performance measures.  Allocations shall be on a per pupil basis."

(This amendment restores funding for Project Discovery to the FY 2012 funding level.)