2016 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Peace
Co-Patron(s): Anderson, Farrell, Keam, Bell R.P.
SCHEV - Substance Abuse Programs

Item 146 #3h

Item 146 #3h

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia FY2017 $25,000 FY2018 $0 GF

Page 149, line 11, strike "$20,545,178" and insert "$20,570,178".

Page 151, after line 42, insert:

"S. The State Council of Higher Education, with input from the Secretary of Education, the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and the Secretary of Public Safety, shall work with the Department of Alcohol and Beverage Control to identify the current recreational substance use awareness and education programs at Virginia's universities.  A list of best practices will be compiled to be included in a plan for Virginia's universities to implement which addresses the increased use of recreational drugs by young people on college campuses.  The effort will also examine what silos need to be brought together and the need for potentially mandating substance use programs at Virginia's two- and four-year schools and high schools which may include, but not limited to, peer-to-peer programs and college recovery programs.  A final report with recommendations for legislation shall be made to the Commission on Youth prior to the 2017 General Assembly Session."


(This amendment is self-explanatory.)