2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Kilgore
Expand Project Discovery

Item 135 #3h

Item 135 #3h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $0 FY2016 $480,000 GF

Page 110, line 17, strike "$16,828,349" and insert "$17,308,349".
Page 112, line 21, strike "$700,000" and insert "$1,180,000".

(This amendment provides $480,000 the second year from the general fund for Project Discovery. The current budget includes $700,000 each year that is allocated for some of the related program costs that serve Abingdon, Accomack/Northampton, Alexandria, Amherst, Appomattox, Arlington, Bedford, Bland, Campbell, Charlottesville, Cumberland, Danville/Pittsylvania, Fairfax, Franklin/Patrick, Goochland/Powhatan, Lynchburg, Newport News, Norfolk, Richmond City, Roanoke City, Smyth, Surry/Sussex, Tazewell, Williamsburg/James City, and Wythe school divisions. The new funding will be allocated to programs in Madison, York, Stafford, Page and Shenandoah, and Fredericksburg. The new funding would allow for college access services for an additional 800 students per year.)