2014 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Filler-Corn
Co-Patron(s): Bulova, Hope, Ingram, Lopez, McQuinn, O'Quinn, Plum, Rasoul, Robinson, Sickles, Spruill, Watts
Jobs for Virginia Graduates

Item 135 #17h

Item 135 #17h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $726,224 FY2016 $1,826,224 GF

Page 104, line 45, strike "$13,103,349" and insert "$13,829,573".
Page 104, line 45, strike "$13,103,349" and insert "$14,929,573".
Page 104, line 50, strike "$373,776" and insert "$1,100,000".
Page 104, line 51, strike "$373,776" and insert "$2,200,000".

(This amendment provides $726,224 the first year and $1.8 million the second year from the general fund to support the Jobs for Virginia Graduates initiative (JVG). The program currently serves over 1,250 high school students each year and also has helped over 10,000 students graduate and find jobs. JVG has achieved all five of Jobs for America Graduates' performance goals for 14 consecutive years and has been recognized as a Top 3 High Performing State Organization. The program is targeted for at-risk and disadvantaged students, ages 15-21.)