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2018 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Floor Approved)

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NCI - Program Support

Item 246 #1h

Item 246 #1h

First Year - FY2019 Second Year - FY2020
Education: Higher Education
New College Institute FY2019 $600,000 FY2020 $600,000 GF

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Page 205, line 40, strike "$3,533,795" and insert "$4,133,795".
Page 205, line 40, strike "$3,533,795" and insert "$4,133,795".

Page 206, after line 15, insert:

"D.  The New College Institute, in collaboration with James Madison University, the Virginia Community College System and the Online Virginia Network, shall provide an update on the delivery of programs in Data Science and Technology, Science and Engineering, Healthcare and Education.  The report shall include a timeline for the program's implementation, an assessment of workforce demand and student preparation and interim steps required to ensure student success.  The institutions shall submit this report to the Chairman of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by September 15, 2018."



Explanation

(This amendment provides $500,000 each year in additional general fund to academic programs and technology needs in advanced manufacturing, cybersecurity, healthcare and education. In addition, the amendment restores $100,000 general fund each year provided by the 2017 General Assembly that was eliminated in the proposed budget. Finally, language requires an update on the delivery of key programs.)