2015 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1400 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Krupicka
CTE Credit Bonus to School Divisions

Item 136 #17h

Item 136 #17h

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Elementary and Secondary
Direct Aid To Public Education FY2015 $250,000 FY2016 $250,000 GF

Page 113, line 32, strike "$6,133,459,380" and insert "$6,133,709,380".
Page 113, line 32, strike "$6,333,616,326" and insert "$6,333,866,326".
Page 144, line 6, before "Appropriations" insert "a."
Page 144, after line 9, insert:
"b. Included in this appropriation is $250,000 the first year and $250,000 the second year from the general fund in additional funding for the Department of Education to provide an incentivized payment to acknowledge the graduation of certain students that have earned a Virginia Board of Education approved industry certificate prior to graduation."

(This amendment provides $250,000 each year from the general fund for DOE to allocate to those school divisions that have students graduate with an industry-based CTE credit diploma.)