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VAHB685IntroCybersecurity 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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2018-01-23
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VASB295EngrossRoanoke 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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2018-01-23
To House Education Committee
VAHB1116IntroStudent voters; Virginia voter registration. Requires each public high school and public institution of higher education to provide to any enrolled student who is of voting age or otherwise eligible to register to vote access to Virginia voter regist...
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2018-01-23
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (4-Y 2-N)
VASB411EngrossHigher 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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2018-01-23
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VASB760EngrossOnline Virginia Network Authority. Adds the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the State Board for Community Colleges to the members of the board of trustees of the Online Virginia N...
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2018-01-23
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VAHB1568IntroVirginia 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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2018-01-23
Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
VAHB3IntroDual enrollment courses; quality standards; universal transfer course credit. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council), in consultation with the Department of Education and each public institution of higher education,...
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2018-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 24]
Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
VAHB344IntroPublic institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; campus free speech; policies, training, and reports. Requires each public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth to (i) establish and include in its student handbook, on its we...
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2018-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 24]
Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (7-Y 1-N)
VAHB335IntroJamestown-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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2018-01-22
Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB347IntroState 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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2018-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 24]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB497IntroStudents 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 of the local school...
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2018-01-22
Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (4-Y 4-N)
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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2018-01-22
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB764IntroConsortium Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Board established. Establishes as an independent advisory board in state government an 11-member Consortium Comprehensive Cancer Center Advisory Board, consisting of the President of Virginia Commonweal...
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2018-01-22
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VASB404EngrossBiennial 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, 2021, through June 30, 2023. The bill requires that ...
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2018-01-22
Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
VAHB1181IntroOnline Virginia Network Authority. Adds the Chancellor of the Virginia Community College System and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by the State Board for Community Colleges to the members of the board of trustees of the Online Virginia N...
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2018-01-22
Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
VAHB1274IntroPublic institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth; expressive activity on campus. Establishes several provisions for the protection of expressive activity on the campus of each public institution of higher education, including (i) permittin...
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2018-01-22
Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1322IntroDual enrollment agreements; scope. Requires each dual enrollment agreement to permit students enrolled at the relevant high school and students enrolled at the relevant comprehensive community college to participate in any dual enrollment course on a...
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2018-01-22
Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
VAHB1321IntroPublic institutions of higher education; articulation agreements. Requires each articulation agreement between each baccalaureate public institution of higher education and associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education to (i) requi...
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2018-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 24]
Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 1-N)
VAHB1467IntroVirginia Research Investment Committee; membership. Replaces the Secretary of Technology with the Secretary of Commerce and Trade on the Virginia Research Investment Committee.
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2018-01-22
[Hearing: Jan 24]
Assigned App. sub: Commerce, Agriculture, Natural Resources & Technology
VAHB1473IntroPublic 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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2018-01-22
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB1512IntroPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and room and board; enrollment. Requires that the tuition charged to Virginia students at each public institution of higher education be capped at the rate charged to such students for the first academ...
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2018-01-22
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB1IntroVirginia Freedom of Information Act; scholastic records; directory information. Clarifies that the definition of "scholastic records" in the Virginia Freedom of Information Act includes directory information, but also provides that such directory inf...
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2018-01-19
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
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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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB165IntroPublic 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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB476IntroCommunity service careers; tuition and fee waivers at public institutions of higher education. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council) to establish and administer a community service career incentive program (the pro...
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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB454IntroPublic institutions of higher education; governing boards; open educational resources. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to implement policies, procedures, and guidelines that encourage the adoption and use o...
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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB589IntroInstitutions 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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB615IntroVirginia 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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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB643IntroFirst responders; reduced rate tuition. Requires each public institution of higher education to reduce by a rate of five percent the tuition charged to any enrolled student who is a first responder or the child of a first responder, regardless of the...
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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB659IntroDistance learning reciprocity agreements; out-of-state providers. Prohibits an out-of-state degree-granting postsecondary school from providing distance learning from a location outside of the Commonwealth to Virginia students unless such postseconda...
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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB658IntroPublic institutions of higher education; campus housing. Provides that except in the case of students participating in a Reserve Officers' Training Corps program on campus or students enrolled at the Virginia Military Institute, no student enrolled a...
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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB748IntroVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. Extends the benefits of the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to the spouse or child of a veteran with at least a 90 percent permanent, service-rela...
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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB907IntroVirginia 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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2018-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
VAHB919IntroVirginia Community College System. Makes several Virginia 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...
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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB922IntroElectric 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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2018-01-19
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #1
VAHB897IntroGoverning 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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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB982IntroPublic institutions of higher education; funding. Eliminates the targeted financial incentives currently made available to public institutions of higher education and provides that (i) 50 percent of the funds appropriated for public institutions of h...
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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB968IntroVirginia 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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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB1265IntroEducation 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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1138IntroOffice 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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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1279IntroPublic institutions of higher education; policies for the award of academic credit for military training. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to adopt a policy for the award of academic credit to any student en...
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2018-01-19
Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
VAHB1199IntroVirginia 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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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
VAHB1329IntroGovernment Data Collection and Dissemination Practices Act; dissemination of information concerning religious preferences and affiliations. Prohibits any state agency maintaining an information system that includes personal information from dissemina...
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2018-01-19
[Hearing: Jan 23]
Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
VAHB1371IntroPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and mandatory fee waivers; certain veterans. Provides that a veteran, as defined in the bill, is entitled to a waiver of undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees for up to 150 credit hours at any publi...
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2018-01-19
Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
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