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Chief Patron: Wagner
SCHEV - Fund Virginia Certification Assistance Program

Item 142 #6s

Item 142 #6s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Higher Education
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia FY2015 $0 FY2016 $500,000 GF

Page 147, line 2, strike "$69,537,665" and insert "$70,037,665".
Page 147, after line 25, insert:
"d.  Out of this appropriation, $500,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support the Virginia Certification Assistance Program to provide grants to students completing industry-recognized credentialed courses.".

(This amendment would provide $500,000 GF the second year to support the Virginia Certification Assistance Program (VCAP). Under the VCAP, students would receive grants for completing industry-recognized credentialed courses. There will be companion legislation introduced for this program.)