2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Committee Approved)

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GMU HAC Operating

Item 162 #4h

Item 162 #4h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Higher Education
George Mason University FY2015 $0 FY2016 $2,871,569 GF

Page 158, line 40, strike "$450,871,309" and insert "$453,742,878".
Page 159, after line 43, insert:
"H. Out of this appropriation, $2,871,569 the second year from the general fund is provided to address restoration of proposed budget cuts, in-state undergraduate enrollment growth and costs associated with (i) developing a new bachelor's program in cybersecurity with pathways for veterans; (ii) increasing military veteran enrollment in the nursing bachelors program; (iii) expansion of the modeling and simulation public-private partnerships at the Prince William Campus; (iv) continued research on Lyme disease; and, (v) support for the George Mason University Enterprise Center's Innovation Commercialization Assistance Program contract with SHINE Systems and Technologies to continue engaging the Commonwealth's 29 Virginia Small Business Development Centers Network."

(This amendment provides additional general fund money to restore a portion of the proposed budget reductions in the introduced budget, to support in-state undergraduate enrollment growth and to provide funding for a new program in cybersecurity and expansion of existing programs in nursing, modeling and simulation, Lyme disease research and small business innovation.)