2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dunnavant
SCHEV - Workforce Credential Assistance for High School Students

Item 142 #7s

Item 142 #7s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia FY2023 $0 FY2024 $250,000 GF

Page 207, line 42, strike "$160,378,512" and insert "$160,628,512".

Page 211, line 3, strike and insert:

"G. 1. Out of this appropriation, $13,500,000 the first year and $13,500,000 13,750,000 the second year".

Page 211, after line 15, insert:

"6. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia shall collaborate with the Virginia Department of Education and the Virginia Community College System to develop and facilitate the application of grant funding related to healthcare occupations to the high school population. All students otherwise eligible under the existing guidelines developed by the State Council for Higher Education shall receive first priority."


(This amendment expands eligibility for the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program to high school students pursing healthcare workforce credentials based on applications criteria developed by SCHEV. The $250,000 general fund is included as an estimate pending further analysis.)