2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB29 (Conference Report)

Manufacturing Skills Training Program

Item 332.10 #1c

Item 332.10 #1c

First Year - FY2015 Second Year - FY2016
Health and Human Resources
Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center FY2015 $0 FY2016 $100,000 GF

Page 122, after line 37, insert:

"332.10 Rehabilitation Assistance Services$11,689,804$11,431,745
Fund Sources:  General
                            Federal Trust
$100,000 "

"Authority: Title 51.5, Chapter 3, Code of Virginia; P.L. 89-313, P.L. 93-112, P.L. 94-482 and P.L. 95-602, Federal Code.

Out of this appropriation, $100,000 from the general fund the second year shall be provided to establish a Manufacturing Skills Training Program."


(This amendment provides $100,000 from the general fund in fiscal year 2016 to implement a manufacturing skills training program at the Wilson Workforce and Rehabilitation Center to prepare workers to excel at top sectors needed in today's workforce development. These sectors include logistics, healthcare, information technology, and advanced manufacturing and energy. Eligible individuals in this curriculum will be able to obtain the Manufacturing Specialist and/or the Manufacturing Technician 1 credential. The funds will support (i) a manufacturing camp in Summer 2016 for 25 participants, (ii) laboratory machines, (ii) laboratory materials, and (iv) one additional staff person. This amendment will be enrolled in Item 332, Chapter 665, 2015 Acts of Assembly, during enrolling of HB 29.)