VA HB1322 | 2020 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 10-0)
Status: Engrossed on February 7 2020 - 50% progression
Action: 2020-02-11 - Referred to Committee on Education and Health
Pending: Senate Education and Health Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Comm Sub) [HTML]


Public institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education, with the exception of the Virginia Military Institute, from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions application that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant or (ii) denying admission to any applicant on the basis of any criminal history information provided by the applicant on any third-party admissions application accepted by the institution.

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Higher educational institutions, public; admissions applications, criminal history of applicant.


Roll Calls

2020-02-10 - House - House: VOTE: Passage (58-Y 40-N) (Y: 58 N: 39 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-05 - House - House: Reported from Education with substitute (13-Y 8-N) (Y: 13 N: 8 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2020-02-03 - House - House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 2-N) (Y: 5 N: 2 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2020-02-11SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2020-02-11SenateConstitutional reading dispensed
2020-02-10HouseVOTE: Passage (58-Y 40-N)
2020-02-10HouseRead third time and passed House (58-Y 40-N)
2020-02-07HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HB1322H1
2020-02-07HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 20106918D-H1
2020-02-07HouseRead second time
2020-02-06HouseRead first time
2020-02-05HouseCommittee substitute printed 20106918D-H1
2020-02-05HouseReported from Education with substitute (13-Y 8-N)
2020-02-03HouseSubcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 2-N)
2020-01-13HouseAssigned Education sub: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed
2020-01-08HouseReferred to Committee on Education
2020-01-08HousePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102455D

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
231407.1(n/a)See Bill Text

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