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VAHB1400VetoVirginia Virtual School established. Establishes the Board of the Virginia Virtual School (the Board) as a policy agency in the executive branch of state government for the purpose of governing the full-time virtual school programs offered to student...
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2017-04-05
(67 affirmative votes required to override)
VAHB1539PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); public access to records of public bodies. Clarifies the definition of public record. The bill also (i) defines "personal contact information" that is excluded from FOIA's mandatory disclosure provisions in...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0778)
VAHB1721PassState Board for Community Colleges; reduced rate tuition and mandatory fee charges; certain students who are active duty members of the Armed Forces of the United States. Permits the State Board for Community Colleges to charge reduced rate tuition a...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0782)
VAHB2245PassVirginia Research Investment Committee. Expands the role of the Virginia Research Investment Committee (the Committee) to include, in addition to awarding grants and loans from the Virginia Research Investment Fund, providing guidance and coordinatio...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0796)
VASB1240VetoVirginia Virtual School established. Establishes the Board of the Virginia Virtual School (the Board) as a policy agency in the executive branch of state government for the purpose of governing the full-time virtual school programs offered to student...
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2017-04-05
Requires 27 affirmative votes to override veto
VASB1371PassVirginia Research Investment Committee. Expands the role of the Virginia Research Investment Committee (the Committee) to include, in addition to awarding grants and loans from the Virginia Research Investment Fund, providing guidance and coordinatio...
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2017-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0816)
VAHB1402PassGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president or any one of the vice presidents of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute, the chairman or the vice-chairman of the State Board...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0764)
VASB907PassGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; leadership; residency. Requires the president or any one of the vice presidents of the board of visitors of Virginia Military Institute, the chairman or the vice-chairman of the State Board...
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2017-03-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0766)
VASB1129PassPublic procurement; requirements for use of construction management and design-build procurement methods. Establishes requirements for the procurement of construction using the construction management and design-build procurement methods by state and...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0704)
VASB1430PassHigher education; student mental health; services after a student suicide. Requires baccalaureate public institutions of higher education to develop and implement policies that ensure that after a student suicide, affected students have access to rea...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0691)
VAHB2262PassOnline Virginia Network Authority established. Establishes the Online Virginia Network Authority (the Authority) as a political subdivision of the Commonwealth for the purpose of establishing the Online Virginia Network to coordinate the online deliv...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0686)
VAHB2366PassPublic procurement; requirements for use of construction management and design-build contracts. Establishes requirements for the procurement of construction using the construction management and design-build procurement methods by state and local pub...
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2017-03-24
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0699)
VAHB1401PassPublic institutions of higher education; speech on campus. Prohibits public institutions of higher education from abridging the constitutional freedom of any individual, including enrolled students, faculty and other employees, and invited guests, to...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0506)
VAHB1540PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act (FOIA); public access to meetings of public bodies. Revises FOIA's various open meeting exemptions relating to legal matters, litigation, certain museums, and the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Auth...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0616)
VAHB2024PassCondemnation powers and proceedings; notice to owner or tenant. Requires an authorized condemnor or the Commissioner of Highways to give notice to the owner or tenant of freehold property subject to condemnation between 30 and 45 days prior to the fi...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0563)
VASB1376PassPublic institutions of higher education; public notice of planned tuition increase. Prohibits the governing board of a public institution of higher education from approving an increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees without first providin...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0523)
VASB1234PassPublic institutions of higher education; passport credit program. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council) and each public institution of higher education to develop a passport credit program that will be offered at e...
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2017-03-16
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0521)
VAHB1538PassRevision of Title 23; corrections. Corrects typographical errors and makes other technical amendments relating to the revision and recodification of Title 23 and declares such corrections and amendments to be effective retroactively to October 1, 201...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0314)
VAHB1662PassPublic institutions of higher education; general education course credit; dual enrollment courses. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), in consultation with each public institution of higher education, to establish a p...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0316)
VAHB1664PassState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; collection and publication of wage data and the Virginia Longitudinal Data System. Authorizes the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (Council) to publish data on the proportion of graduates ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0376)
VAHB1848PassComprehensive community colleges; tuition grants. Provides that certain Virginia students who were in foster care or in the custody of the Department of Social Services or considered a special needs adoption and are enrolled in a noncredit workforce ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0318)
VASB1100PassNew Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program; reporting. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to include in its annual report on the New Economy Workforce Credential Grant Program information on the wages of students who have...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0329)
VAHB2171PassPublic institutions of higher education; annual report; investments. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to annually report to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (i) the value of investments as ...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0320)
VAHB2379PassRoanoke Higher Education Authority; board of trustees. Removes the president of Bluefield College from the board of trustees of the Roanoke Higher Education Authority. This bill is identical to SB 1447.
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0324)
VAHB2427PassVirginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants. Makes several changes to the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program, including adding requirements that (i) each student eligible for the Program receive a grant from the institution's appropriations fo...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0325)
VASB1527PassVirginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants. Makes several changes to the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program, including adding requirements that (i) each student eligible for the Program receive a grant from the institution's appropriations fo...
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2017-03-13
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)
VAHB1512PassPublic institutions of higher education; academic credit for American Sign Language courses. Requires each public institution of higher education to develop policies for counting credit received for successful completion of foreign language courses, ...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0292)
VASB949PassSouthern Virginia Higher Education Center. Requires the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (the Center) to encourage the development and delivery of workforce training in collaboration with educational institutions serving the region, with a f...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0305)
VASB1032PassComprehensive community colleges; tuition grants. Provides that certain Virginia students who were in foster care or in the custody of the Department of Social Services or considered a special needs adoption and are enrolled in a noncredit workforce ...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0306)
VAHB1911PassPublic institutions of higher education; resident assistants; mental health first aid training. Requires each resident assistant in a student housing facility at a public institution of higher education to participate in Mental Health First Aid train...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0296)
VAHB1965PassTwo-Year College Transfer Grant Program; Expected Family Contribution. Broadens eligibility for the Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program by including students whose Expected Family Contribution, as calculated by the federal government using the fa...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0297)
VAHB2040PassPostsecondary schools; enrollment agreement. Prohibits postsecondary schools that are required to be certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council) from enrolling students without entering into an enrollment agreement w...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0298)
VASB1447PassRoanoke Higher Education Authority; board of trustees. Removes the president of Bluefield College from the board of trustees of the Roanoke Higher Education Authority. This bill is identical to HB 2379.
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0307)
VASB1534PassPublic institutions of higher education; general education course credit; dual enrollment courses. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), in consultation with each public institution of higher education, to establish a p...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0309)
VASB1555PassJamestown-Yorktown Foundation; board of trustees; duties. Authorizes the board of trustees of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation to enter into contracts for the use and rental of agency facilities, structures, spaces, and personal property under the c...
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2017-03-03
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0310)
VAHB1569PassVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Virginia State University; purpose and programs. Declares it the intent of the General Assembly that in order to support a strong Commonwealth and to fulfill the principles of the federal Morril...
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2017-02-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0229)
VAHB1780PassJamestown-Yorktown Foundation; board of trustees; duties. Authorizes the board of trustees of the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation to enter into contracts for the use and rental of agency facilities, structures, spaces, and personal property under the c...
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2017-02-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0230)
VAHB2172PassSouthern Virginia Higher Education Center. Requires Southern Virginia Higher Education Center. Requires the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center (the Center) to encourage the development and delivery of workforce training in collaboration with e...
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2017-02-23
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0236)
VASB843EngrossBiennial appropriation act. Provides that the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations shall start on July 1 of odd-numbered years beginning with the biennial appropriation act for the period July 1, 2019, through June 30, 2021. The bill requires that ...
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2017-02-21
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1592PassComprehensive community colleges; academic credit. Requires the State Board for Community Colleges to require each comprehensive community college to develop policies and procedures for awarding academic credit to enrolled students who have successfu...
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2017-02-21
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0130)
VASB1026PassTwo-Year College Transfer Grant Program; Expected Family Contribution. Broadens eligibility for the Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program by including students whose Expected Family Contribution, as calculated by the federal government using the fa...
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2017-02-20
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0102)
VASB999PassComprehensive community colleges; academic credit. Requires the State Board for Community Colleges to require each comprehensive community college to develop policies and procedures for awarding academic credit to enrolled students who have successfu...
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2017-02-17
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0021)
VAHB1410EngrossGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; duties. Requires the board of visitors of each baccalaureate public institution of higher education, except Virginia Military Institute, Norfolk State University, and Virginia State Univers...
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2017-02-16
Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (7-Y 8-N)
VAHB2007EngrossStudents who receive home instruction; dual enrollment courses. Requires each school board to permit any student who receives home instruction and resides in the local school division to apply for enrollment as a part-time student, as defined in the ...
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2017-02-14
Failed to report (defeated) in Finance (8-Y 8-N)
VAHB1724IntroEligibility for in-state tuition charges; members of the Virginia National Guard who reside in the Commonwealth. Declares eligible for in-state tuition charges any member of the Virginia National Guard who resides in the Commonwealth, regardless of t...
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2017-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1808IntroVirginia Public Procurement Act; use of best value contracting; construction and professional services. Authorizes any public body to procure construction on a best value procurement basis using a numerical scoring system consisting of the following:...
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2017-02-08
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB1916IntroVirginia Student Loan Authority established. Establishes the Virginia Student Loan Authority, to be governed by a 10-member board, for the purpose of developing and implementing a program by which (i) each individual who incurred qualified education ...
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2017-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1895IntroVirginia Student Loan Refinancing Authority; refinancing loan guaranty program. Establishes the Virginia Student Loan Refinancing Authority (the Authority), to be governed by a 10-member board, for the purpose of developing and implementing a program...
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2017-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB2261IntroVirginia Human Rights Act; unlawful discriminatory practice; anti-Semitism. Provides that the terms "because of religion" and "on the basis of religion," and terms of similar import, when used in reference to discrimination in the Code of Virginia an...
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2017-02-08
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB2344IntroIn-state tuition; domicile; individuals granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Declares, absent congressional intent to the contrary, that any individual granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Serv...
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2017-02-08
To House Appropriations Committee
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