HJ 545 Constitutional amdt. (1st resolution); appropriation of public funds.
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Summary as introduced:
Constitutional amendment (first resolution); appropriation of public funds to Virginia students and parents of Virginia students. Authorizes the General Assembly to appropriate public funds to Virginia students, and the parents of Virginia students, for assistance in the payment of tuition or other costs for the students' education in elementary, secondary, collegiate or graduate education in public and private schools and institutions of learning. The proposed amendment permits the General Assembly to provide vouchers or tax credits to parents and students in public and private schools, including sectarian and nonsectarian private schools. Such appropriations remain subject to federal constitutional constraints on aid to sectarian schools.

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01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/10/02 033908822  pdf

01/08/03  House: Presented & ordered printed, prefiled 12/10/02 033908822
01/08/03  House: Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
01/20/03  House: Assigned to P. & E. sub-committee: 1
01/24/03  House: Passed by indefinitely in P. & E. (12-Y 8-N)