2015 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Conference Report)

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Ship Repair Training Program

Item 101 #3c

Item 101 #3c

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Commerce and Trade
Economic Development Incentive Payments FY2015 $0 FY2016 $250,000 GF

Page 84, line 24, strike "$79,113,444" and insert "$79,363,444".
Page 86, line 8, after "H." insert "1.".
Page 86, after line 10, insert:
"2. In addition to the amounts provided above, out of the appropriation in this Item $250,000 from the general fund the second year is provided as a grant for one-time seed funding for expansion of the Pre-Hire Immersion Training Program for ship repair skilled workers.  This program will be conducted in collaboration with the Virginia Ship Repair Association.
3. The Virginia Ship Repair Association will report on the success of this program regarding the number of skilled workers trained and hired and the ability of the program to be self-funded through employer pay-back provisions for the training once a worker has been successfully hired.
4. This report shall be provided to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by September 1, 2016."

(This amendment provides $250,000 from the general fund in the second year for seed funding for a training program to be provided in collaboration with the Virginia Ship Repair Association.)