Bill Text: WV SB1031 | 2019 | 1st Special Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Authorizing competitive grant program for vocational-technical education programs in middle schools

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 14-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-05-20 - To Education [SB1031 Detail]

Download: West_Virginia-2019-SB1031-Introduced.html

WEST virginia legislature

2019 FIRST EXTRAORDINARY session

Introduced

Senate Bill 1031

By Senators Prezioso, Baldwin, Beach, Facemire, Hardesty, Ihlenfeld, Jeffries, Lindsay, Palumbo, Plymale, Romano, Stollings, Unger, and Woelfel
[
Introduced May 20, 2019; Referred
to the Committee on Education
]

A BILL to amend the Code of West Virginia, 1931, as amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated as §18-2-42, relating to authorizing a competitive grant program to implement vocational-technical education programs in middle schools.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:


ARTICLE 2. STATE BOARD OF EDUCATION.


§18-2-42. Competitive grant program to implement vocational-technical education programs for middle school grades.

(a) The state board shall establish, no later than the school year 2019, a competitive grant program whereby schools may be awarded grants to implement vocational-technical education programs for middle school grades.

(b) The state board shall promulgate rules to ensure that the school or school district utilizes these funds appropriately. The state board shall encourage the donation of funds from private and other sources to augment state funding for the program.

 

NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to authorize a competitive grant program to implement vocational-technical education programs in middle schools.

Strike-throughs indicate language that would be stricken from a heading or the present law and underscoring indicates new language that would be added.

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