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1998 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB4001 (Introduced)

George Mason University

Item 200

Item 200

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Educational and General Programs (10000)$162,289,258
$162,158,947
$167,692,733
$167,330,984
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY1999 $97,658,691
$97,528,380
FY2000 $102,582,297
$102,220,548
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY1999 $932,611FY2000 $932,611
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY1999 $27,790,422FY2000 $27,888,031
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY1999 $7,178,045FY2000 $7,212,379
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY1999 $16,180,921FY2000 $16,324,290
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY1999 $12,548,568FY2000 $12,753,125
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1999 $79,797,458
$79,667,147
FY2000 $83,032,057
$82,670,308
Higher Education OperatingFY1999 $82,491,800FY2000 $84,660,676

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 9.1, Code of Virginia.


A. Out of this appropriation, an amount estimated at $289,614 from the general fund and $124,120 from nongeneral funds the first year and $289,614 from the general fund and $124,120 from nongeneral funds the second year is designated for the educational telecommunications project to provide graduate engineering education, subject to a plan approved by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.


B. Out of this appropriation, $12,500 from the general fund and $26,250 from nongeneral funds the first year is designated to support lease payments associated with space for the Arlington/Metro campus through December 31, 1998.


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


D. This appropriation includes $1,559,922 from the general fund and $117,484 in nongeneral funds the first year and $1,304,934 from the general fund and $117,484 in nongeneral funds the second year is estimated 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, 1998, the amounts in the first year, and on July 1, 1999, the amounts in the second year to support the authority's debt obligation.


E. Out of this appropriation, $412,500 the first year and $412,500 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Center for Conflict Resolution at George Mason University.


F. Out of this appropriation, $2,281,250 from the general fund and $2,031,250 from nongeneral funds the first year and $2,281,250 from the general fund and $2,031,250 from nongeneral funds the second year is designated to support technology infrastructure and workforce training. This appropriation includes funding to develop a minor concentration in information technology, training for "fast-track" certificates in technical fields, and additional merit-based scholarships for students in information technology. The nongeneral fund component shall be supported from partnerships with private-sector organizations throughout the region.


G. This appropriation authorizes George Mason University to charge students a technology service fee in conformity with §4-2.01c. of this act. This appropriation includes $759,318 the first year and $774,870 the second year from nongeneral funds, the unexpended balance of which shall not revert to the general fund in any fiscal year but shall be carried forward on the books of the Department of Accounts and allotted for expenditure each July 1. The fee charged resident undergraduate students each year shall not exceed one percent of the total of tuition and required fees charged in fiscal year 1998, and the amounts appropriated in this item reflect that policy. The Department of Planning and Budget shall allot technology fee revenues in excess of the amounts appropriated in this item provided that the revenues are not generated by resident undergraduate students and provided that such revenues reflect a fee that does not exceed three percent of the total of tuition and required fees charged in fiscal year 1998 to nonresident undergraduate students and three percent of the total of tuition and required fees charged in fiscal year 1998 to graduate and professional students.