2013 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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VCBA - Workforce HEETF Allocation (language only)

Item 254 #2c

Item 254 #2c

Education: Higher Education
Virginia College Building Authority

Page 214, line 26, after "D." insert "1."Page 214, after line 27, insert:"2. a) From the allocation provided in paragraph D. 1., up to $500,000 the second year shall be used to support the Machinery and Equipment Program (House Bill 1767) to acquire engines, machines, motors, mechanical devices, laboratory trainers, computers, printers, tools, parts, and similar machinery and equipment as set forth in guidelines developed by the State Council of Higher Education and the Virginia Community College System.b) Equipment for this program may be acquired from a business that purchased the new machinery and equipment in good working condition within 12 months prior to acquisition by the community college. Payments to the business shall be in an amount equal to 20 percent of the purchase price of the machinery or equipment, not to exceed an aggregate amount of $5,000 to any one business during a calendar year.c) The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall maintain and update as necessary on its website a list of machinery and equipment that qualifies for this program.d) Pursuant to the second enactment clause of House Bill 1767 (2013), this paragraph shall be an appropriation for purposes of effectuating the provisions of that act.e) The Virginia Community College System shall report to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by June 30 of each year on the equipment purchased through this program."

(This amendment adjusts the higher education equipment trust fund allocations.)