The Virginia Public School Construction Grants Program is hereby established to provide grants to eligible school divisions for school construction, additions, infrastructure, site acquisition for public school buildings and facilities, and renovations, including the costs of retrofitting or enlarging public school buildings; further, if a school division has completed any such projects during the previous ten years, the grants may be used for debt service payments or a portion thereof. The Program shall be administered by the Board of Education.Local governing bodies may also establish a separate escrow fund for the deposit of such funds as provided in § 22.1-175.5.
1995, c. 762; 1998, Sp. Sess. I, c. 2; 1999, cc. 354, 391.