Summary as introduced:
Voluntary contributions to Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program Fund. Allows individuals entitled to a state income tax refund to contribute a portion, at least $1, or all of the refund to the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program Fund for taxable years beginning on and after January 1, 2005. The Fund provides financial aid to eligible students who were enrolled in the public schools between 1954 and 1964 in school divisions in which schools were closed to avoid desegregation, to assist them in obtaining either a General Education Development (GED) certificate, a high school diploma, or a two-year or four-year undergraduate degree from an accredited public institution of higher education in Virginia.
This bill is a recommendation of the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee.Full text:
01/12/05 House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050914200 pdf | impact statement
01/12/05 House: Prefiled & ordered printed; offered 01/12/05 050914200
01/12/05 House: Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/05 House: Assigned to Finance sub-committee: #1
02/02/05 House: Incorporated by Fin. (HB2303-Purkey) (22-Y 0-N)