2004 Special Session I

Budget Bill - HB5001 (Chapter 4)

Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired

Item 370

Item 370

First Year - FY2005Second Year - FY2006
Financial Assistance for Public Education (Categorical) (17100)$509,328$509,328
Financial Assistance for Special Education Instruction (17102)FY2005 $509,328FY2006 $509,328
Fund Sources:  
GeneralFY2005 $509,328FY2006 $509,328

Authority: §§ 22.1-214 and 22.1-217, Code of Virginia; P.L. 89-313, P.L. 97-35 and P.L. 102-119. Federal Code.

The Department for the Blind and Vision Impaired, in cooperation with the Department of Education, shall study options to address salary reimbursement to localities for special education teachers of the visually impaired. The report shall identify current methodologies, inequities, and funding and statutory recommendations to provide reimbursement comparable to other special education teachers. The agencies shall submit the report to the Secretary of Health and Human Resources and the Secretary of Education by September 15, 2004.