VA HB104 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)
Status: Engrossed on January 30 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-14 - Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
Pending: Senate Education: Higher Education Committee
Hearing: Feb 20 @ 8:00 am in Senate Room A, Pocahontas Bldg.
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Public institutions of higher education; non-academic student codes of conduct. Requires each public institution of higher education, with the exception of the Virginia Military Institute, to adopt non-academic student codes of conduct. The bill mandates that students and student organizations that participate in the non-academic student codes of conduct process as a complainant or respondent shall have the responsibilities and rights afforded to them by the institution's codes of conduct and related policies and procedures. The bill states that the codes of conduct shall describe and define the responsibilities and rights of all enrolled students and student organizations and outline each step in the institution's procedures for responding to and resolving allegations of violations. The bill outlines procedures that the codes of conduct shall include when an accused student or student organization faces the potential sanctions of suspension or expulsion.

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Higher educational institutions, public; non-academic student codes of conduct.


Roll Calls

2020-01-31 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (86-Y 12-N) (Y: 85 N: 12 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-27 - House - House: Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (Y: 22 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-01-22 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N) (Y: 8 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-02-14SenateAssigned Education sub: Higher Education
2020-02-03SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2020-02-03SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-01-31HouseVOTE: Passage (86-Y 12-N)
2020-01-31HouseRead third time and passed House (86-Y 12-N)
2020-01-30HousePrinted as engrossed 20101484D-E
2020-01-30HouseEngrossed by House as amended HB104E
2020-01-30HouseCommittee amendment agreed to
2020-01-30HouseRead second time
2020-01-29HouseRead first time
2020-01-27HouseReported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
2020-01-22HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
2020-01-13HouseAssigned Education sub: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed
2019-12-12HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2019-12-12HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20101484D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
231412(n/a)See Bill Text

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments