2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Edwards
VT - Advance Cybersecurity Capability

Item 224 #1s

Item 224 #1s

First Year - FY2017 Second Year - FY2018
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University FY2017 $0 FY2018 $500,000 GF

Page 212, line 29, strike "$669,241,910" and insert "$669,741,910".

Page 214, after line 10, insert:

"L.  Out of this appropriation, $500,000 the second year from the general fund is designated to support cybersecurity programs at Virginia Tech."


(This amendment provides $500,000 GF the second year to advance Virginia Tech's cybersecurity programs and address the research and workforce demands in this rapidly expanding domain. Funding for this initiative will allow Virginia Tech to further develop state-of-the-art infrastructure and expand the undergraduate and graduate curriculum in embedded systems and cybersecurity.)