VA SB501 | 2016 | Regular Session


Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 1-0)
Status: Introduced on January 12 2016 - 25% progression, died in chamber
Action: 2016-02-09 - Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 0-N)
Text: Latest bill text (Prefiled) [HTML]


Higher education; in-state tuition. Prohibits, without the prior statutory approval of the General Assembly, any percent increase in in-state tuition or instructional fees for undergraduate students at Virginia's public institutions of higher education that exceeds twice the annual percent increase, as determined by the State Council for Higher Education, in the Average Consumer Price Index for all items, all urban consumers (CPI-U), as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, from January 1 through December 31 of the year immediately preceding the affected year.

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Higher educational institutions; increases in-state tuition.


Roll Calls

2016-02-09 - Senate - Senate: Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2016-01-28 - Senate - Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (Y: 15 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2016-02-09SenatePassed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 0-N)
2016-01-28SenateRereferred to Finance
2016-01-28SenateReported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
2016-01-21SenateAssigned Education sub: Higher Education
2016-01-12SenateReferred to Committee on Education and Health
2016-01-12SenatePrefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100937D

Virginia State Sources

Bill Comments 750