2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Conference Report)

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VCCS Operating

Item 210 #3c

Item 210 #3c

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY2015 $0 FY2016 $3,500,031 GF

Page 183, line 46, strike "$905,068,572" and insert "$908,568,603".
Page 186, after line 5, insert:
"S.1. Out of this appropriation $3,500,031 the second year from the general fund is provided to address restoration of budget cuts and recognition of enrollment growth and transfer students.
2. Out of the amounts provided in paragraph S.1. of this item, $255,000 each year from the general fund and $163,000 each year from nongeneral funds is designated for the operation of the Amherst Center of Central Virginia Community College.  
3. Central Virginia Community College shall report annually to the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees on the number of students enrolled, the programs provided with number of students served and the number of degrees and certificates awarded by program.
4. Out of the amounts provided in paragraph S.1. of this item, $200,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for Lord Fairfax Community College.  Of this amount $100,000 is designated to expand the career and technical education programs at the Middletown Campus and $100,000 is designated to launch a new workforce training program at the Fauquier Campus.  The programs will be designed in collaboration with regional employers and high schools."

(This amendment provides increased funds to restore a portion of the budget reductions in the introduced budget and support in-state undergraduate enrollment growth leading to four-year college transfers.)