VA HR431 | 2017 | Regular Session


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 25-3)
Status: Passed on February 23 2017 - 100% progression
Action: 2017-02-23 - Bill text as passed House (HR431ER)
Text: Latest bill text (Enrolled) [HTML]


Public institutions of higher education; free speech. Encourages public institutions of higher education to protect free speech and communicates the urgent need for the governing board of each public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth to develop and adopt a policy on free speech that contains certain specifications relating to the institution's function and role with regard to public policy controversies.

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Public institutions of higher education; free speech.


Roll Calls

2017-02-22 - House - House: VOTE: ADOPTION (64-Y 31-N) (Y: 64 N: 31 NV: 5 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2017-02-21 - House - House: Reported from Rules with substitute (9-Y 5-N) (Y: 9 N: 5 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2017-02-23HouseBill text as passed House (HR431ER)
2017-02-22HouseVOTE: ADOPTION (64-Y 31-N)
2017-02-22HouseAgreed to by House (64-Y 31-N)
2017-02-22HouseEngrossed by House - committee substitute HR431H1
2017-02-22HouseCommittee substitute agreed to 17105742D-H1
2017-02-22HouseTaken up
2017-02-21HouseCommittee substitute printed 17105742D-H1
2017-02-21HouseReported from Rules with substitute (9-Y 5-N)
2017-02-17HouseReferred to Committee on Rules
2017-02-17HousePresented and ordered printed 17105581D

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments 750