2015 Session

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Chief Patron: Wagner
VCCS - Provide Seed Funding for Training Program by Virginia Ship Repair Association/VCCS

Item 213 #2s

Item 213 #2s

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Education: Higher Education
Virginia Community College System FY2015 $0 FY2016 $500,000 GF

Page 186, line 31, strike "$88,989,596" and insert "$89,489,596".
Page 188, after line 18, insert:
"K.1.  Out of this appropriation, $500,000 from the general fund the second year is provided for one-time seed funding for an expansion of the Pre-Hire Immersion Training Program for ship repair skilled workers.  This program will be provided in collaboration with the Virginia Ship Repair Association.
2. The Virginia Community College System and 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.
3. 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 would provide $500,000 GF in the second year for seed funding for a training program to be provided in collaboration with the Virginia Ship Repair Association and the Virginia Community College System.)