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1998 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB4001 (Introduced)

Virginia State University

Item 256

Item 256

First Year - FY1999Second Year - FY2000
Educational and General Programs (10000)$38,673,609
$38,658,591
$39,016,470
Higher Education Instruction (100101)FY1999 $18,510,980
$18,495,962
FY2000 $19,205,575
Higher Education Research (100102)FY1999 $340,394FY2000 $345,109
Higher Education Public Services (100103)FY1999 $2,263,924FY2000 $2,276,145
Higher Education Academic Support (100104)FY1999 $3,092,148FY2000 $3,102,471
Higher Education Student Services (100105)FY1999 $2,528,550FY2000 $2,217,403
Higher Education Institutional Support (100106)FY1999 $5,573,419FY2000 $5,493,334
Operation and Maintenance of Plant (100107)FY1999 $6,364,194FY2000 $6,376,433
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY1999 $20,756,279
$20,741,261
FY2000 $20,588,966
Higher Education OperatingFY1999 $17,917,330FY2000 $18,427,504

Authority: Title 23, Chapter 13, Code of Virginia.


A.1. Out of the amount for Educational and General Programs, the following general fund sums shall be made available for special enhancements, to be released subject to an expenditure plan having the prior written approval of the Secretary of Education:


First Year Second Year
Enhancement of Academic Programs $844,120 $844,120
Historic Deficiencies 1,334,141 1,334,141
TOTAL $2,178,261 $2,178,261

2. Out of the amounts for Educational and General Programs, $583,269 the first year and $583,269 the second year from the general fund is designated to rectify problems identified in a report entitled Virginia State University Management Plan, dated December 6, 1982.


B.1. Out of the amounts for Educational and General Programs, $435,674 the first year and $435,674 the second year from the general fund is designated for support of research and extension activities aimed at the production of hybrid striped bass in Virginia farm ponds. No expenditures will be made from these funds for other purposes without the prior written permission of the Secretary of Education. Also included in this appropriation is $128,486 the first year and $128,486 the second year for general operating support for cooperative extension and agriculture research programs.


2. The Extension Division Budgets shall include and separately account for local payments. Virginia State University, in conjunction with Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, shall report, by fund source, actual expenditures for each program area and total actual expenditures for the Extension Division, annually, by September 1, to the Department of Planning and Budget and the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees. The report shall include all expenditures from local support funds.


C. Out of this appropriation, $418,215 from the general fund and $28,964 in nongeneral funds the first year and $357,246 from the general fund and $28,964 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.


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


E. Out of this appropriation, $394,000 the first year and $394,000 the second year from the general fund is designated for the Small-Farmer Outreach Training and Technical Assistance Program to provide outreach and business management education to small farmers.


F. This appropriation includes $195,000 the first year and $200,000 the second year from the general fund to increase the number of terminally qualified faculty to at least 85 percent of the total teaching faculty.


G. This appropriation authorizes Virginia State University to charge students a technology service fee in conformity with § 4-2.01c. of this act. This appropriation includes $121,896 the first year and $125,005 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.