2021 Session

Budget Amendments - HB1800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: McQuinn
African American Youth Baseball

Item 144 #5h

Item 144 #5h

First Year - FY2021 Second Year - FY2022
Direct Aid to Public Education FY2021 $0 FY2022 $100,000 GF

Page 146, line 23, strike "$43,069,426" and insert "$43,169,426".

Page 148, after line 1, insert:

"African-American Youth Baseball Initiative $0 $100,000".

Page 157, after line 31, insert:

"UU. Out of this appropriation, $100,000 the first year from the general fund shall be provided to support a program to provide the best African-American youth baseball players in the Commonwealth with preparatory assistance in academic and baseball skills.  Information about the youth enrolled in the program shall be provided to public universities in the Commonwealth.  In addition, the program will include a search of the nation's top African-American baseball coaches, and such names shall be provided to the athletic directors of the Commonwealth's public institutions of higher education. The program will also include a racial equity seminar to be offered to the athletic directors and baseball coaches to emphasize the goals and objectives of the program."


(This amendment is self explanatory.)