2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Committee Approved)

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VCCS - Health Workforce (language only)

Item 216 #1h

Item 216 #1h

Virginia Community College System


Page 184, after line 50, insert:

"J. Out of the amounts appropriated in this item, the Virginia Community College System shall work with local healthcare associations and develop a pilot grant program, the Health Employment Accreditation Learning (HEAL) competitive grant program.  The HEAL program will award funds for the purpose of providing non-degree, certification education and training in STEM-H fields.  HEAL funding will be utilized to assist job seeker applicants in developing skills and national certifications in specific allied health fields."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)