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2016 Session

Budget Bill - HB29 (Chapter 732)

Department of Military Affairs

Item 409

Item 409 (Not set out)

First Year - FY2015Second Year - FY2016
At Risk Youth Residential Program (18700)$4,877,351$4,877,351
Virginia Commonwealth Challenge Program (18701)FY2015 $4,877,351FY2016 $4,877,351
Fund Sources: 
GeneralFY2015 $1,548,470FY2016 $1,548,470
Dedicated Special RevenueFY2015 $50,000FY2016 $50,000
Federal TrustFY2015 $3,278,881FY2016 $3,278,881

Authority: Discretionary Inclusion.


A. The Department of Military Affairs is hereby authorized to designate building space at the State Military Reservation as an in-kind match for the receipt of federal funds under the Commonwealth Challenge program, equivalent to a value of $253,040 each year.


B. Out of this appropriation, up to $350,000 the first year and up to $350,000 the second year in nongeneral funds is provided to establish a STARBASE youth education program to improve math and science skills to prepare students for careers in engineering and other science-related fields of study.