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VAHB1EngrossPublic schools; release of scholastic records; directory information. Public schools; release of scholastic records; directory information.
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2018-02-23
Senate requested conference committee
VAHB344EngrossPublic institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; campus free speech; policies, materials, and reports. Requires each public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth to (i) establish and include in its student handbook, on its w...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VAHB347EngrossState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; longitudinal data. Requires the data that the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia annually collects and publishes on (i) the percentage of graduates of public institutions of higher education...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VASB394EngrossOffice of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman. Establishes the Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman (the Office) within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The Office's duties include (i) receiving, reviewing, and attem...
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2018-02-23
Read second time
VAHB897EngrossGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; six-year plans. Specifies that the six-year plan and amendments to or affirmation of such plan that are required to be submitted no later than July 1 of each year to various executive and l...
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2018-02-23
Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
VAHB1467EngrossVirginia Research Investment Committee; membership; emergency. Replaces the Secretary of Technology with the Secretary of Commerce and Trade on the Virginia Research Investment Committee. The bill contains an emergency clause.
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2018-02-23
Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
VASB932EngrossOld Dominion University; board of visitors. Provides that the rector, vice-rector, and secretary of the board of visitors of Old Dominion University shall assume their duties on July 1 of the year they are elected.
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2018-02-23
Read second time
VASB931EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; crisis and emergency management plan; annual exercise. Requires each public institution of higher education to annually conduct a test or exercise in accordance with the protocols established by the institutio...
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2018-02-23
Read second time
VASB143EnrollMortuary science education; practical experience required. Requires every public institution of higher education that offers a degree in mortuary science to require students to complete practical experience in the areas of funeral service and embalmi...
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2018-02-22
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB143ER)
VAHB907EnrollVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings held by electronic communication means. Consolidates existing provisions concerning public meetings conducted by electronic communication means. The bill contains technical amendments. This bill is a reco...
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2018-02-22
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 1, 2018
VASB462EngrossMembers of the Virginia National Guard; education grants. Provides that the cost of textbooks will be included in the calculation of the amount of Virginia National Guard education grants, and clarifies that the eligibility requirement of a two-year ...
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2018-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB1138EngrossOffice of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman. Establishes the Office of the Qualified Education Loan Ombudsman (the Office) within the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. The Office's duties include (i) receiving, reviewing, and attem...
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2018-02-22
Rereferred to Finance
VASB631EngrossVirginia Community College System. Makes several changes to the Virginia Community College System to ensure a standard quality of education at all comprehensive community colleges, and to ensure in the transfer of community college credit to four-yea...
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2018-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VASB656EngrossVirginia College Savings Plan. Makes several changes to the provisions that establish the Virginia College Savings Plan (the Plan), including (i) clarifying that members of the Plan's governing board (the board) are required to disclose personal inte...
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2018-02-22
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB1474EngrossGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; educational programs. Requires educational programs for the governing boards of public institutions of higher education to include presentations relating to (i) board members' primary duty ...
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2018-02-22
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (13-Y 1-N)
VASB908EngrossElectric vehicle charging stations; local and public operation. Authorizes any locality or public institution of higher education, or the Department of Conservation and Recreation, to locate and operate a retail fee-based electric vehicle charging st...
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2018-02-22
House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VAHB335EnrollJamestown-Yorktown Foundation; Yorktown Victory Center. Renames the Yorktown Victory Center, operated by the Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation, as the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown.
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB335ER)
VAHB165EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; loans to students; collection. Requires each public institution that makes a loan to a student to (i) include in loan documents for each such loan an individual plan for the repayment of principal and interest...
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2018-02-21
Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
VAHB454EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; governing boards; open educational resources. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to implement guidelines for the adoption and use of low-cost and no-cost open education...
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2018-02-21
Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
VAHB589EngrossInstitutions of higher education; diplomas; proof of education; method. Provides that each public institution of higher education and private institution of higher education may provide any diploma or other proof of education to requesting individual...
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2018-02-21
Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
VAHB685EngrossCybersecurity Student Loan Repayment Grant Program established; report. Establishes the Cybersecurity Student Loan Repayment Grant Program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council), whereby renewable gran...
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2018-02-21
Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
VASB295EnrollRoanoke Higher Education Authority; board of trustees; membership. Removes the presidents of Hollins University and Roanoke College from and adds the president of Virginia Commonwealth University to the board of trustees of the Roanoke Higher Educati...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB295ER)
VAHB922EngrossElectric vehicle charging stations; local and public operation. Authorizes any locality or public institution of higher education, or the Department of Conservation and Recreation, to locate and operate a retail fee-based electric vehicle charging st...
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2018-02-21
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
VAHB1181EnrollOnline Virginia Network Authority. Adds the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System or his designee and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the State Board for Community Colleges to the members of the board of trustees of the O...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1181ER)
VASB411EnrollHigher education; governing boards; appointment. Clarifies that nonlegislative citizen members of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia and the Eastern Virginia Medical School Board of Visitors shall continue to hold office until their s...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB411ER)
VAHB1265EngrossEducation preparation programs; reading specialists; dyslexia. Requires each education preparation program offered by a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education that leads to a degree, concentration, or certif...
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2018-02-21
VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
VASB760EnrollOnline Virginia Network Authority. Adds the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System or his designee and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the State Board for Community Colleges to the members of the board of trustees of the O...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB760ER)
VAHB1430EnrollPublic institutions of higher education; crisis and emergency management plan; annual exercise. Requires each public institution of higher education to annually conduct a test or exercise in accordance with the protocols established by the institutio...
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2018-02-21
Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1430ER)
VAHB1473EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and fee increases; notice and public comment. Prohibits the governing board of each public institution of higher education from approving an increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees without ...
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2018-02-21
Passed by indefinitely in Finance (7-Y 6-N)
VASB227EngrossNew College Institute; powers and duties of board. Requires the board of directors of the New College Institute to seek opportunities to collaborate with local comprehensive community colleges to meet specialized noncredit workforce training needs id...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VASB336EngrossVirginia Freedom of Information Act; right to speak at open meetings. Requires that every elected public body afford an opportunity for public comment during any open meeting. The bill permits elected public bodies to choose the approximate point dur...
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2018-02-20
Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2019 by voice vote
VASB368EngrossEducation preparation programs; reading specialists; dyslexia. Requires each education preparation program offered by a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education that leads to a degree, concentration, or certif...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VASB568EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; student loan information. Requires any public institution of higher education that receives federal education loan information for a student enrolled in the institution to provide such student, at least once d...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VASB637EngrossVirginia Longitudinal Data System; workforce data. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV), through the Virginia Longitudinal Data System, to report additional information regarding the alignment of postsecondary education...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VASB747EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; guaranteed admissions agreements. Provides that the guaranteed admissions agreements between baccalaureate public institutions of higher education and associate-degree-granting public institutions of higher ed...
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2018-02-20
[Hearing: Feb 26]
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB764EngrossConsortium Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Board established. Establishes as an independent advisory board in state government a 13-member Consortium Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Board, consisting of the President of Virginia Commonwealt...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Rules Committee
VAHB919EngrossVirginia Community College System. Makes several changes to the Virginia Community College System to ensure a standard quality of education at all comprehensive community colleges, and to ensure in the transfer of community college credit to four-yea...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB1568EngrossVirginia Economic Development Partnership Authority; Department of Small Business and Supplier Diversity; Office of Small Business Assistance and Certification; small business development programs. Abolishes the Department of Small Business and Suppl...
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2018-02-14
To Senate Finance Committee
VAHB11IntroIn-state tuition; domicile; individuals granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Declares, absent congressional intent to the contrary, that any individual currently granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals by U.S. Citizenship and Immigr...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VAHB19IntroEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who Eligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency; certain individuals approved under deferred action programs. Declares eligible for in-state tuit...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VAHB46IntroPublic institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; certain residents of United States territories. Declares eligible for in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education until July 1, 2022, any resident of a United States territory...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB327IntroPublic institutions of higher education; graduation requirements; civics course. Requires each undergraduate student at each public institution of higher education to successfully complete at least one civics course at such institution in order to gr...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
VAHB401IntroProhibited discrimination; sexual orientation and gender identity. Prohibits discrimination in employment, public accommodation, public contracting, apprenticeship programs, housing, banking, and insurance on the basis of sexual orientation or gender...
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2018-02-13
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB249IntroBaccalaureate public institutions of higher education; fixed in-state tuition rates. Requires the governing board of each baccalaureate public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth to annually establish a fixed in-state tuition rate for...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
VAHB470IntroDependents of disabled veterans; waiver of tuition and mandatory fees. Declares eligible for a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees, excluding room and board, at public institutions of higher education an admitted dependent student if (i) such studen...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
VAHB457IntroABLE savings trust agreements; elimination of Medicaid clawback. Provides that the beneficiary of an ABLE savings trust account may appoint a survivor. In the event of the beneficiary's death, if the survivor is eligible under federal law as a benefi...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB343IntroEligibility for in-state tuition; certain individuals who have applied for permanent residency. Declares eligible for in-state tuition any individual who (i) graduated from a public or private high school in the Commonwealth or passed a high school e...
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2018-02-13
To House Rules Committee
VAHB351IntroPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and room and board; enrollment. Requires, for the next four academic years, the tuition charged to Virginia students at each public institution of higher education to be capped at the rate charged to s...
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2018-02-13
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB535IntroPublic institutions of higher education; dual enrollment course credit. Provides that credit received for the successful completion of any dual enrollment course offered pursuant to an agreement for postsecondary degree attainment between a comprehen...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
VAHB542IntroDual enrollment agreements; scope. Requires each agreement for postsecondary degree attainment between a local school board and a comprehensive community college to include a process by which high school students who reside in a school division that ...
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2018-02-13
To House Education Committee
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