2023 Session

Budget Amendments - SB800 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Dunnavant
VCCS - G3 Eligibility for High School Students

Item 213 #1s

Item 213 #1s

First Year - FY2023 Second Year - FY2024
Virginia Community College System FY2023 $0 FY2024 $250,000 GF

Page 262, line 8, strike "$151,404,661" and insert "$151,654,661".

Page 262, line 29, strike and insert:

"D.1. Out of this appropriation, $34,500,000 the first year and $34,500,000 $34,750,000 the second year".

Page 266, after line 34, insert:

"e. Subject to the provisions of paragraph D.1., dual enrollment students pursing healthcare credentials shall be eligible for programs offered under the G3 initiative that enhance or upgrade their skills at no cost. The Virginia Community College System shall collaborate with the Virginia Department of Education and State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to develop and facilitate the application of grant funding to the high school population. All students otherwise eligible under the existing guidelines shall receive first priority."


(This amendment seeks to expand funding for dual enrollment for high school students similar to a companion amendment related to the workforce credential grant program under Item 142 for students seeking healthcare credentials. The $250,000 general fund is included as an estimate pending further analysis.)