2020 Session

Budget Amendments - HB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: VanValkenburg
SAT Assessment Financial Assistance

Item 144 #29h

Item 144 #29h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2021 $325,000 FY2022 $325,000 GF

Page 125, line 22, strike "$38,181,554" and insert "$38,506,554".
Page 125, line 22, strike "$40,269,141" and insert "$40,594,141".

Page 134, after line 5, insert:

"KK.  SAT Assessment Financial Assistance.

Out of this appropriation, $325,000 each year from the general fund is provided for the registration fee for low-income high school students to take the SAT college entrance assessment.  The Superintendent of Public Instruction shall develop guidelines in consultation with division superintendents to determine the criteria for qualifying students and the distribution of such funds."


(This amendment provides school divisions with assistance to offer the SAT college entrance assessment at no cost to low-income students in the Commonwealth.)