2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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Redistribute Funding for Kindergarten Readiness Assessments

Item 341 #4h

Item 341 #4h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Social Services, Department of FY2015 ($1,000,000) FY2016 $1,000,000 GF

Page 289, line 49, strike "$25,800,789" and insert "$24,800,789".
Page 289, line 49, strike "$25,550,789" and insert "$26,550,789".
Page 292, line 1, strike "$1,000,000 the first year and $1,000,000" and insert:

(This amendment transfer $1.0 million from the general fund the first year into the second year for the Virginia Early Childhood Foundation to implement kindergarten readiness assessment findings included in the Elevate Early Education's January 1, 2015 report. The introduced budget provided $1.0 million each year from the general fund, however, the pilot program to test the assessment instrument will not be completed until midway through the 2014-15 school year. Implementation of an assessment instrument would not begin until the findings are complete and preparations are beginning for the 2015-16 school year in fiscal year 2016.)