2022 Session

Budget Amendments - SB30 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Barker
State Council of Higher Education for VA - Nursing Workforce Study

Item 144 #3s

Item 144 #3s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia FY2023 $100,000 FY2024 $0 GF

Page 185, line 29, strike "$23,410,355" and insert "$23,510,355".

Page 188, line 23, after "S." insert "Out of this appropriation, $100,000 in the first year from the general fund is designated for".

Page 188, line 23, strike "shall" and insert "to".

Page 188, lines 23 to 24, strike "of nursing needs and barriers to nursing education" and insert "to evaluate the growing needs of Virginia's schools of nursing so they may more comprehensively and effectively".

Page 188, line 24, after "address" insert "the extensive".

Page 188, lines 25 to 26, strike "current and projected nursing shortages, challenges to increasing the nursing pipeline and recommendations for improvement" and insert "(i) current and projected nursing shortages, (ii) approaches to prepare more educators, (iii) clinical and preceptor shortages, (iv) retention of current registered nursing workforce, (v) identify partnerships to strengthen the nursing educational pipeline, and (vi) prepare model articulation agreements between two- and four-year programs".

Page 188, line 27, after "leaders," insert "two-year and four-year".

Page 188, line 27, after "organizations," insert "the Joint Commission on Health Care,".

Page 188, line 28, after "Professions" insert ", the Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority,".

Page 188, line 30, strike "October" and insert "November".


(This amendment adds $100,000 GF to support a proposed review of nursing education programs and nursing staffing shortages in Virginia.)