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1998 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB4001 (Introduced)

Direct Aid to Public Education

Item 140

Item 140

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Adult Literacy Services (19200)$7,655,000$7,655,000
Financial Assistance for Adult Literacy Services (19202)FY1999 $7,655,000FY2000 $7,655,000
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1999 $2,530,000FY2000 $2,530,000
Federal TrustFY1999 $5,125,000FY2000 $5,125,000

Authority: Discretionary Inclusion; P.L. 95-561, Federal Code.


A. This appropriation includes $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year from the general fund for the ongoing literacy programs conducted by Mountain Empire Community College, and $125,000 the first year and $125,000 the second year from the general fund for a workplace literacy program to support the Communities for Opportunity Initiative in the Department of Housing and Community Development.


B. Out of the amounts for Financial Assistance for Adult Literacy Services, the Board of Education shall provide $100,000 the first year and $100,000 the second year from the general fund to match the Virginia Literacy Foundation grants to volunteer literacy groups providing services for adults with 0-4th grade reading skills.