A. If the Governor finds that the public institution of higher education meets the criteria set forth in § 23.1-1004, he shall authorize the appropriate Cabinet Secretary to enter into a management agreement with the governing board of such institution.
B. Each such management agreement shall be submitted no later than the succeeding November 15 to the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Education, the Senate Committee on Finance, and the Senate Committee on Education and Health. The Governor shall include a recommendation for approval of the management agreement with the public institution of higher education in “The Budget Bill” submitted pursuant to subsection A of § 2.2-1509 or in his gubernatorial amendments submitted pursuant to subsection E of § 2.2-1509 due by the December 20 that immediately follows the date of submission of the management agreement to such Committees.
C. The General Assembly shall consider whether to approve or disapprove the management agreement as recommended. If the management agreement is approved as part of the general appropriation act, it shall become effective on the effective date of such general appropriation act.
2005, cc. 933, 945, § 23-38.97; 2016, c. 588.