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VAHB210PassDepartment of Military Affairs; recruitment. Authorizes the Department of Military Affairs to utilize grant funding to recruit qualified applicants for service in the Virginia National Guard. The bill states that the yearly funding amount for such re...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0748)
VAHB419PassInstitutions of higher education; education preparation programs; coursework; audit. Requires each education preparation program offered by a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education that provides training for...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0757)
VAHB1004VetoSelective Service; Two-Year College Transfer Grant; Virginia Tuition Assistance Grant Program. Removes the requirement that individuals register for the Selective Service in compliance with federal law in order to be eligible for the Two-Year College...
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2022-04-27
House sustained Governor's veto
VAHB891Enroll

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Noncitizens of the United States; terminology. Removes the term "alien" as it pertains to persons who are not citizens or nationals of the United States and replaces it with synonymous language, as appropriate, throughout the Code of Virginia. Nonci...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., May 27, 2022
VAHB526Enroll

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Victims of human trafficking; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that a non-Virginia student who is currently present in the Commonwealth as a result of being a victim of human trafficking, defined in the bill, is eligible for in-state tuitio...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., May 27, 2022
VAHB1298VetoHigh school student-athletes; compensation for name, image, or likeness. Prohibits any high school student-athlete who participates in an athletic competition from entering into any contract to receive compensation in relation to such student's athle...
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2022-04-27
House sustained Governor's veto
VASB741PassFacial recognition technology; authorized uses; penalty. Authorizes local law-enforcement agencies, campus police departments, and the Department of State Police (the Department) to use facial recognition technology for certain authorized uses as def...
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2022-04-27
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0737)
VASB84PassNew College Institute; noncredit workforce training. Permits the board of directors at New College Institute to provide specialized noncredit workforce training independent of local comprehensive community colleges when such community colleges are un...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0658)
VASB71PassVirginia National Guard; institutions of higher education; tuition grants. Adds parameters around grants distributed by the Department of Military Affairs (the Department) to members of the Virginia National Guard who are enrolled in any course or pr...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0604)
VASB256PassDepartment of Military Affairs; recruitment. Authorizes the Department of Military Affairs to utilize grant funding to recruit qualified applicants for service in the Virginia National Guard. The bill states that the yearly funding amount for such re...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0691)
VAHB319PassVirginia Literacy Act; early student literacy; evidence-based literacy instruction; science-based reading research. Makes several changes relating to early student literacy, including requiring (i) each education preparation program offered by a publ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0550)
VAHB355PassState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; baccalaureate public institutions of higher education; website; posting of certain comparative data relating to undergraduate students. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to mai...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0365)
VAHB565PassAdvanced Manufacturing Talent Investment Fund. Creates the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Investment Fund to support the General Assembly's long-term goal of supporting efforts to increase the number of new eligible credentials in advanced manufacturi...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0499)
VAHB525PassInstitutions of higher education; hazing; policies. Establishes mandates at nonprofit private institutions of higher education and public institutions of higher education relating to hazing and defines different types of organizations at such institu...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0693)
VAHB582PassPublic institutions of higher education; Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program; notice to students; SNAP benefits. Requires each public institution of higher education to ensure that all students have access to accurate information about the Supp...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0483)
VAHB444PassVirginia Freedom of Information Act; meetings conducted through electronic communication means. Amends existing provisions concerning electronic meetings by keeping the provisions for electronic meetings held in response to declared states of emergen...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0597)
VASB395PassRoanoke Higher Education Authority; board of trustees; membership. Adds the president of Virginia State University or his designee to the board of trustees of the Roanoke Higher Education Authority and removes the presidents of Averett University and...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0611)
VASB308PassGubernatorial appointments to boards; membership and terms. Revises the length of terms for persons appointed to several commodity and commodity-related boards within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and further standardizes the te...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0577)
VASB223PassIntercollegiate athletics; student-athletes; compensation and representation for name, image, or likeness. Establishes several parameters for the compensation and representation of a student-athlete related to the use of such student's name, image, o...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0638)
VAHB507PassIntercollegiate athletics; student-athletes; compensation and representation for name, image, or likeness. Establishes several parameters for the compensation and representation of a student-athlete related to the use of such student's name, image, o...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0510)
VASB685PassAdvanced Manufacturing Talent Investment Fund. Creates the Advanced Manufacturing Talent Investment Fund to support the General Assembly's long-term goal of supporting efforts to increase the number of new eligible credentials in advanced manufacturi...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0500)
VAHB857PassVirginia National Guard; institutions of higher education; tuition grants. Adds parameters around grants distributed by the Department of Military Affairs (the Department) to members of the Virginia National Guard who are enrolled in any course or pr...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)
VAHB1102PassGubernatorial appointments to boards; membership and terms. Revises the length of terms for persons appointed to several commodity and commodity-related boards within the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services and further standardizes the te...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0576)
VASB439PassInstitutions of higher education; hazing; policies. Establishes mandates at nonprofit private institutions of higher education and public institutions of higher education relating to hazing and defines different types of organizations at such institu...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0694)
VASB597PassVirginia Commission for the Arts; Virginia Commission for the Arts Fund. Eliminates the Virginia Arts Foundation and transfers its powers to the Virginia Commission for the Arts. The bill renames the existing Virginia Arts Foundation Fund (the Fund) ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0437)
VASB616PassVirginia Literacy Act; early student literacy; evidence-based literacy instruction; science-based reading research. Makes several changes relating to early student literacy, including requiring (i) each education preparation program offered by a publ...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0549)
VAHB1277PassPublic institutions of higher education; academic credit; education, experience, training, and credentials in Armed Forces of the United States. Requires each public institution of higher education in the Commonwealth to map the existing opportunitie...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0330)
VAHB1299PassDepartment of Education; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; instruction concerning post-graduate opportunities for high school students. Requires the Department of Education to collect and distribute to public schools and publicly post o...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0343)
VASB738PassDepartment of Education; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; instruction concerning post-graduate opportunities for high school students. Requires the Department of Education to collect and distribute to public schools and publicly post o...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0344)
VASB667PassInnovative Internship Program; Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment. Directs the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to partner with the Office of Education and Labor Market Alignment to collect and utilize data that includes the...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0420)
VASB768PassVirginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program. Amends the definition of "qualified survivors and dependents" under the Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program to include that a child who is a stepchild of a decease...
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2022-04-11
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0442)
VAHB19PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors; civil penalty. Requires every offeror who is awarded a contract by a public institution of higher education for any construction projec...
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2022-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0097)
VASB210PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; public institutions of higher education; disclosure required by certain offerors; civil penalty. Requires every offeror who is awarded a contract by a public institution of higher education for any construction projec...
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2022-04-05
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0096)
VAHB128Engross

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Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program established. Establishes the Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, for the purpose of annually providin...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB1339Engross

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Facial recognition technology; local law enforcement; campus police. Redefines facial recognition technology, for the purposes of providing criteria for the lawful use of facial recognition technology by law enforcement, as conducting an algorithmic ...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB128Engross

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Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program established. Establishes the Virginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, for the purpose of annually providin...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB1339Engross

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Facial recognition technology; local law enforcement; campus police. Facial recognition technology; local law enforcement; campus police. Redefines facial recognition technology, for the purposes of providing criteria for the lawful use of facial rec...
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2022-03-12
Continued to 2022 Sp. Sess. 1 pursuant to HJR455
VAHB1333Engross

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Public institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; children of active duty service members or veterans. Provides that any child of an active duty service member or veteran who claims Virginia as his home state and filed Virginia tax returns f...
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2022-03-04
Passed by indefinitely in Rules (12-Y 3-N)
VAHB271Engross

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Local school boards and comprehensive community colleges; compensation structure for adjunct instructors; credit-bearing and noncredit workforce credentials. Encourages local school boards and comprehensive communities colleges to enter into local or...
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2022-03-03
To Senate Finance and Appropriations Committee
VAHB406Engross

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Higher education; students and student organizations; remedies for certain violations. Permits any student or student organization aggrieved by a violation of certain provisions of law relating to campus free speech by a public institution of higher ...
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2022-03-03
Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (6-Y 9-N)
VAHB1226Engross

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State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; baccalaureate public institutions of higher education; productivity analysis. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to conduct and submit to the Governor and the General Assembly n...
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2022-03-03
Failed to report (defeated) in Finance and Appropriations (7-Y 7-N 1-A)
VASB391Engross

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Cannabis control; retail market; transitional sales by pharmaceutical and industrial hemp processors; penalties. Establishes a framework for the creation of a retail marijuana market in the Commonwealth. The bill creates a regulatory and licensing st...
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2022-03-01
To House General Laws Committee
VAHB539Engross

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Public institutions of higher education; criminal history. Requires each public institution of higher education to include a disclosure to each applicant that certain criminal convictions may disqualify such applicant from pursuing his intended cours...
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2022-02-24
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 7-N)
VAHB27Intro

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COVID-19 vaccination status; mandatory COVID-19 vaccination prohibited; discrimination prohibited. Prohibits the State Health Commissioner and the Board of Health, the Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Department of Health Pr...
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2022-02-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB317Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; per student enrollment-based funding; noncredit workforce training programs. Requires the per student enrollment-based funding provided to public institutions of higher education to include funding for each Vi...
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2022-02-15
To House Education Committee
VAHB512Intro

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COVID-19 immunization; prohibition on requirement; discrimination prohibited. Prohibits the State Health Commissioner and the Board of Health, the Board of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services, the Department of Health Professions and any reg...
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2022-02-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
VAHB357Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; grants for tuition and fees. Requires any associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education other than a comprehensive community college and baccalaureate public institution of higher education ...
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2022-02-15
To House Education Committee
VAHB411Intro

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Military personnel; free admittance to state parks, museums, and cultural institutions. Provides free access to state parks, museums, and cultural institutions to active duty and reserved members of the United States Armed Forces and their dependents...
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2022-02-15
To House Agriculture, Chesapeake and Natural Resources Committee
VAHB1041Intro

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Public institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; children of active duty service members or veterans. Provides that any child of an active duty service member or veteran who claims Virginia as his home state and filed Virginia tax returns f...
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2022-02-15
To House Education Committee
VAHB566Intro

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Public hospitals; medical debt collection practices. Public hospitals; medical debt collection practices. Requires the University of Virginia Medical Center (the Medical Center) and the Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority (the Au...
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2022-02-15
To House Health, Welfare and Institutions Committee
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