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VAHB1179PassPublic institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; refugees and individuals with certain Special Immigrant Visas. Provides that an individual is eligible for in-state tuition charges regardless of domicile if he is admitted to the United Stat...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 680 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1529PassGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; acceptance of terms and conditions associated with donations, gifts, and other private philanthropic support. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to ...
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2020-04-06
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 691 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB462PassPublic institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; children of active duty service members or veterans. Provides that any child of an active duty member or veteran who claims Virginia as his home state and filed Virginia tax returns for at le...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 642 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1275PassState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; Veteran Student Transition Grant Fund and Program. Establishes the Veteran Student Transition Grant Fund as a special nonreverting fund in the state treasury and requires the State Council of Higher Edu...
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2020-04-02
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 636 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1335PassState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; student advisory committee; Director of the Council. Changes the appointing authority for the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia's student advisory committee from the Council to the Director...
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2020-03-31
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 578 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB511PassElectric vehicle charging stations; operation by state agencies. Authorizes any agency of state government to locate and operate a retail fee-based electric vehicle charging station on property the agency controls. The bill exempts state agencies fro...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 490 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1315PassPublic institutions of higher education; students; determination of domicile. Prohibits any student at a public institution of higher education from being deemed ineligible to establish domicile and receive in-state tuition charges solely on the basi...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 512 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1300PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on performance bonds; statute of limitations on construction contracts and architectural and engineering contracts. Provides that an action against the surety on a performance bond shall be brou...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 496 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1223PassPublic institutions of higher education; foundations; annual reporting requirements. Requires each public institution of higher education to release an annual report regarding foundations associated with the institution setting forth foundation expen...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 511 (effective 7/1/20)
VASB607PassVirginia Public Procurement Act; statute of limitations on performance bonds; statute of limitations on construction contracts and architectural and engineering contracts. Provides that an action against the surety on a performance bond shall be brou...
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2020-03-27
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 497 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB104PassPublic institutions of higher education; non-academic student codes of conduct. Requires each public institution of higher education, with the exception of the Virginia Military Institute, to adopt non-academic student codes of conduct. The bill mand...
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2020-03-25
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 473 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB103PassCertain institutions of higher education; transcript notations; expungement. Requires each institution of higher education that is required by law to include a prominent notation on the academic transcript of each student who has been suspended for, ...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 433 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB715PassGoverning boards of public institutions of higher education; increases in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees; notice. Prohibits the governing board of any public institution of higher education from approving an increase in undergraduate tuition...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 435 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB456PassPublic institutions of higher education; veterans; withdrawal; tuition refund. Requires each public institution of higher education to provide a refund of the tuition and mandatory fees paid by any veteran student for any course from which he is forc...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 434 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB743PassPrivate student loan providers; certain disclosures. Requires any provider of private education loans to disclose to any student attending an institution of higher education in the Commonwealth, prior to issuing a qualified education loan to such stu...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 436 (effective 7/1/21)
VAHB992PassA.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership. Declares the A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership a political subdivision of the Commonwealth and requires its staff to be treated as state employees for purposes of participation in the...
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2020-03-23
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 398 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB36EnrollPublic institutions of higher education; student journalists; freedom of speech and the press. Declares that, except in certain limited circumstances, a student journalist at a public institution of higher education has the right to exercise freedom ...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB375EnrollPostsecondary schools; enrollment agreements; disputes; arbitration. Prohibits any postsecondary school that is required to be certified by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia from conditioning the enrollment of a student on (i) enteri...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB913EnrollInstitutions of higher education; sexual violence policies; immunity from disciplinary action; certain students who make reports. Requires the governing board of each nonprofit private institution of higher education and each public institution of hi...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB896EnrollSports betting; Problem Gambling Treatment and Support Fund; penalties. Directs the Virginia Lottery (the Lottery) to regulate sports betting. The bill prohibits the Lottery from issuing any permits to conduct sports betting until it has developed an...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1049EnrollProhibited 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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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1017EnrollResearch and development in the Commonwealth. Creates the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (the Authority) to oversee and support research, development, and commercialization, as well as related investment and seed-stage fund...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB576EnrollResearch and development in the Commonwealth. Creates the Commonwealth of Virginia Innovation Partnership Authority (the Authority) to oversee and support research, development, and commercialization, as well as related investment and seed-stage fund...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB994EnrollVirginia Military Institute. Provides that Virginia Military Institute (the Institute) shall be grounded in a strict code of honor and high academics, shall uphold a strict military structure, and shall remain solely an undergraduate degree-granting ...
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2020-03-20
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB457PassDegree-granting postsecondary schools; distance learning reciprocity agreements; consumer protection. Requires any degree-granting postsecondary school providing distance learning to residents of the Commonwealth from a location outside of the Common...
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2020-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 380 (effective 7/1/22)
VAHB447PassActive duty military personnel or activated or temporarily mobilized reservists or guard members; dependents; eligibility for in-state tuition and other educational benefits. Requires the condition of continuous enrollment in a public institution of ...
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2020-03-18
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 382 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB887EnrollABLE savings trust agreement; Medicaid clawback prohibition. Provides that the beneficiary of an ABLE savings trust account may appoint a survivor. In the event of the beneficiary's death, the survivor becomes the new beneficiary of the account if he...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB579EnrollSex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. Makes numerous changes to the provisions governing the Sex Offender and Crimes Against Minors Registry. The bill changes the number of classifications of offenders who are required to register under th...
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2020-03-17
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB894EnrollEducation preparation programs; teacher licensure; certain training or instruction. Requires education preparation programs offered by public institutions of higher education and private institutions of higher education to ensure that, as a condition...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB877EnrollSecretary of Technology; transfer of duties to the Secretaries of Administration and Commerce and Trade. Transfers operational responsibilities of the Office of the Secretary of Technology to the Secretary of Administration and responsibilities of th...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VAHB1660PassOnline Virginia Network Authority; James Madison University. Adds the President of James Madison University or his designee and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by James Madison University to the members of the board of trustees of the Onl...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 340 (effective 7/1/20)
VAHB1547EnrollPublic institutions of higher education; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that any student is eligible for in-state tuition who (i) attended high school for at least two years in the Commonwealth and either (a) graduated on or after July 1,...
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2020-03-12
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB313EnrollNew College Institute; board of directors, nonlegislative citizen members; representatives of business and industry from the Commonwealth. Increases from seven to 10 the nonlegislative citizen members of the board of directors of New College Institut...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB271EnrollPublic institutions of higher education; public-private partnerships; wind and solar power. Permits each public institution of higher education to enter into a public-private partnership with any private entity whereby such entity is permitted to use...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB935EnrollPublic institutions of higher education; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that any student is eligible for in-state tuition who (i) attended high school for at least two years in the Commonwealth and either (a) graduated on or after July 1,...
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2020-03-10
Governor: Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
VASB1041PassOnline Virginia Network Authority; James Madison University. Adds the President of James Madison University or his designee and one nonlegislative citizen member appointed by James Madison University to the members of the board of trustees of the Onl...
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2020-03-06
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0174)
VAHB611PassPublic institutions of higher education; governing boards; educational programs. Requires all members of governing boards of public institutions of higher education to participate in educational programs designed to address the role, duties, and resp...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0156)
VASB897PassPublic institutions of higher education; governing boards; educational programs. Requires all members of governing boards of public institutions of higher education to participate in educational programs designed to address the role, duties, and resp...
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2020-03-04
Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0155)
VASB518EngrossChanging the Commonwealth's biennial appropriations to begin in odd-numbered years. 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...
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2020-03-03
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB1322EngrossPublic institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education, with the exception of the Virginia Military Institute, from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions ap...
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2020-02-27
Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (8-Y 6-N 1-A)
VASB260IntroPublic institutions of higher education; tuition and fees; public comment; notice of meeting. Requires the governing boards of public institutions of higher education to provide students and the public 15 days' prior notice of the date and location o...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VASB398IntroPublic institutions of higher education; foundations; annual reporting requirements. Requires each public institution of higher education to release an annual report regarding foundations associated with the institution setting forth foundation expen...
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2020-02-12
To Senate Education and Health Committee
VAHB228IntroHigher 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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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB300IntroInstitutions of higher education; intercollegiate Institutions of higher education; intercollegiate athletics; student-athletes; compensation and representation. Prohibits any private institution of higher education, baccalaureate public institution ...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB383IntroLaw-Enforcement Officer Tuition Grant Fund and Program. Law-Enforcement Officer Tuition Grant Fund and Program. Establishes the Law-Enforcement Officer Tuition Grant Fund and requires the Department of Criminal Justice Services to establish the Law-E...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB419IntroVirginia Diverse Educator Scholarship Fund and Program 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 Educa...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB499IntroHigher Education Advisory Committee; higher education funding. Requires the Higher Education Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee) to (i) develop a methodology by which to rate the performance of each public institution of higher education and (ii)...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB803IntroMandatory student activity fees; referendum. Provides that the governing boards of public institutions of higher education shall not increase mandatory student activity fees by greater than two percent relative to the previous academic year unless th...
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2020-02-11
To House Education Committee
VAHB604IntroVirginia National Guard member benefits; health savings accounts. Provides that a member of the Virginia National Guard may elect to receive, in lieu of any tuition assistance grants, a matching contribution from the state to a health savings account...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
VAHB927IntroState Council of Higher Education for Virginia; certain institutional goals and criteria; reports; contents. Permits the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to require each public institution of higher education and each nonprofit private ...
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2020-02-11
To House Appropriations Committee
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