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1998 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Introduced)

The College of William and Mary in Virginia

Item 203

Item 203 (Not set out)

First Year - FY1997Second Year - FY1998
Educational and General Programs (10000)$73,145,739$76,382,938
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY1997 $41,658,471FY1998 $44,740,862
Higher Education Research (100102)FY1997 $1,020,726FY1998 $1,165,326
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY1997 $8,356FY1998 $8,356
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY1997 $13,634,150FY1998 $13,634,150
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY1997 $2,788,616FY1998 $2,788,616
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY1997 $7,825,990FY1998 $7,825,990
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY1997 $6,209,430FY1998 $6,219,638
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY1997 $30,825,835FY1998 $33,287,266
Higher Education OperatingFY1997 $42,319,904FY1998 $43,095,672

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 5, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of the amounts for Higher Education Research, $596,649 the first year and $596,649 the second year from the general fund shall be made available as administrative support for the operation of the Continuous Electron Beam Accelerator Facility (CEBAF).


B. Consistent with the recommendations of the General Assembly on the restructuring of higher education, The College of William and Mary in Virginia and the Virginia Institute of Marine Science are directed to continue the development of a plan to merge the administrative functions of the two agencies. The merger should be viewed not only as a way to reduce costs, but to improve administrative support to the Virginia Institute of Marine Science as an academic unit of the College. Review of opportunities for merger shall include anticipated staffing reductions and cost savings from combined purchasing, payroll, accounting, and academic oversight.


C.1. This appropriation includes $118,000 the first year and $387,600 the second year from the general fund for the costs to lease and equip space for activities related to technology transfer, research, and graduate work.


2. The lease agreement shall be approved by the Governor, pursuant to § 2.1-504.2, Code of Virginia and the agreement shall provide for a long term lease to support the work associated with the activities referred to in C.1.



D. This appropriation includes $583,742 from the general fund and $134,606 in nongeneral funds the first year and $509,408 from the general fund and $134,606 in nongeneral funds the second year for lease payments to support the cost of equipment purchased with the proceeds of bonds issued by the Virginia College Building Authority. The Director of the Department of Planning and Budget shall transfer to the Virginia College Building Authority on July 1, 1996, the amounts in the first year, and on July 1, 1997, the amounts in the second year to support the authority's debt obligation.


E. It is the intent of the General Assembly that at such time as there is a building addition or improvements to the Marshall-Wythe School of Law at The College of William and Mary in Virginia, adequate and sufficient space be provided in such addition or improvement to house the offices of the Commonwealth's Attorneys' Services Council, an agency of the Commonwealth currently located in the Marshall-Wythe School of Law of The College of William and Mary in Virginia.


F. This appropriation includes $21,375 the first year and $21,375 the second year from the general fund to support the Virginia Writing Project.