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Higher Education Legislation

The 2015 Higher Education Bill List - By Number

House Bills
HB1314 Student eligibility for in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education; state subsidy. (Davis) HA Higher Education
HB1316 Virginia Retirement System; average final compensation. (Toscano) HCJ Ethics
HB1320 Teacher licensure renewal; college credit. (Farrell) SEH Public Education #1
  02/09/15 House: VOTE: PASSAGE (94-Y 2-N)
HB1321 Public institutions of higher education; student right to representation at proceedings. (Morris) HED Higher Education
HB1322 Public institutions of higher education; officially recognized student organizations. (Morris) HED Higher Education
HB1323 Students and officially recognized student organizations; proceedings for policy violations. (Morris) HED Higher Education
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
HB1334 Students' personally identifiable information. (Landes)
HB1335 Education; agency coordination. (Landes) S-Education and Health
HB1336 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; policy on course credit at public institutions. (Landes) S-Education and Health
HB1343 Campus police departments; sexual assault reporting. (Eileen Filler-Corn) HED Higher Education
HB1356 In-state tuition; students granted Temporary Protected Status and Deferred Action. (Ramadan) HED Higher Education
HB1380 Higher education institutions, four-year public; dual enrollment programs. (Farrell (by request)) H-Education
  01/21/15 House: Stricken from docket by Education by voice vote
HB1389 Higher educational institution; prohibition on regulating concealed handguns. (Berg) H-Education
HB1393 License plates, special; STEM teachers and students. (O'Bannon) HT Subcommittee #3
HB1409 Public contracts; nondiscrimination, required provisions. (Marshall) HGL FOIA-Procurement
HB1411 Concealed handguns; possession by faculty members at higher educational institutions. (Marshall) H-Education
HB1421 Workforce development; duties of the Chief Workforce Development Advisor. (Eileen Filler-Corn) HCL Employment
HB1423 Institute for Advanced Learning and Research; board membership. (Marshall) S-Education and Health
HB1437 Prayer at public events; authority to adopt an ordinance to allow. (Bell) HCJ Constitutional Law
HB1478 In-state tuition; students granted Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. (Kaye Kory) HED Higher Education
HB1498 Virginia Human Rights Act; public employment; prohibited discrimination; sexual orientation. (Plum) HGL Professions/Occupations and Adm. Proc.
HB1505 Sex offenses prohibiting proximity to victims of the offense. (Albo) H-Courts of Justice
HB1508 Institutions of higher education; sexual assault; memorandum of understanding and policies. (|Rip| Sullivan) HED Higher Education
HB1512 Minimum wage. (Simon) H-Commerce and Labor
HB1540 Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA); methods of procurement; job order contracting. (Albo) H-Appropriations
HB1641 Virginia Values Veterans Program; certification by state agencies & higher educational institutions. (Stolle) S-General Laws
HB1661 Virginia Information Technologies; contracts for private educational institutions. (Rust) S-General Laws
HB1677 Workforce development; grants for earning training credentials. (Byron) HED Higher Education
HB1683 Institutions of higher education; liaison; criminal sexual assault and crimes. (Herring) HED Higher Education
HB1692 Four-year public institutions of higher education; alternative tuition or fee structures. (Nick Rush) SEH Higher Education #4
HB1715 Public institutions of higher education; students exhibiting suicidal tendencies or behavior. (LeMunyon) S-Education and Health
HB1716 Individual income tax subtraction; discharge of student loan. (LeMunyon) S-Finance
HB1722 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; exemptions for university presidents. (Ramadan) HGL FOIA-Procurement
HB1743 Research and development expenses income tax credit. (Hugo) HF Subcommittee #3
HB1785 Campus police departments; sexual assault reporting. (|Jimmie| Massie) S-Courts of Justice
HB1786 Higher education; reporting of sexual assault; penalty. (|Jimmie| Massie) HA Higher Education
HB1788 Public institutions of higher education; six-year plans; frequency. (|Jimmie| Massie) HA Higher Education
  02/02/15 House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote
HB1791 Public institutions of higher education; members; removal; terms. (|Jimmie| Massie) S-Education and Health
HB1835 Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA); methods of procurement. (Gilbert) S-General Laws
HB1888 Academic transcripts; suspension or permanent dismissal from institution. (Jones) H-Courts of Justice
HB1891 Capital outlay plan. (Jones) S-Finance
HB1895 Higher educational institutions; additional financial and administrative authority. (Cox) S-Finance
HB1896 Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants. (Cox) S-Finance
HB1897 Intercollegiate athletics programs. (Cox) S-Finance
HB1930 Institutions of higher education; response to violence; penalty. (Bell) S-Education and Health
HB1954 Advisory Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence. (McClellan) H-Rules
HB1959 Six-year plans to include information on intellectual property and externally sponsored research. (Toscano) S-Education and Health
HB1969 Virginia Retirement System; cash balance retirement plan. (Jones) S-Finance
  01/21/15 House: Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
HB1980 Four-year public institutions of higher education; websites; consumer information. (Hugo) S-Education and Health
HB1988 Campus police departments; reporting of felony criminal sexual assault. (Morrissey) HED Higher Education
HB2033 Workforce development; coordination of statewide delivery of development and training programs. (Byron) H-Commerce and Labor
  01/29/15 House: Stricken from docket by Commerce and Labor by voice vote
HB2041 Open Education Resources Innovation Council established. (Eileen Filler-Corn) HED Education
  02/03/15 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
HB2068 Senior citizens higher education; income limit. (Keam) S-Education and Health
HB2092 Virginia Sexual and Domestic Violence Local Program Center; established. (Peace)
HB2102 Public institutions of higher education; sexual misconduct policies. (Hester) HED Higher Education
HB2104 Virginia Freedom of Information Act. (Peace) SGL Subcommittee #1
HB2110 Scholarships for military dependents, spouses, and surviving spouses. (Futrell) HA Higher Education
HB2121 In-state tuition; members of the Virginia National Guard. (|Monty| Mason) HA Higher Education
HB2122 Higher education; in-state tuition. (|Monty| Mason) HA Higher Education
HB2132 State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training. (|Monty| Mason) H-Education
  02/02/15 House: Tabled in Education by voice vote
HB2134 Public institutions of higher education; admission and enrollment of students domiciled in Virginia. (Ramadan) HED Higher Education
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
HB2139 Institutions of higher education; reporting of felony criminal sexual assault; academic transcript. (Toscano) HCJ Criminal Law
HB2187 Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; funding allocation. (Kaye Kory) HED Higher Education
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
HB2201 Academic transcripts; documentation of dismissal. (Toscano) HED Higher Education
HB2268 Prepaid tuition contracts; differential tuition. (Hugo) HED Higher Education
HB2277 Life insurance for retired state employees. (Ingram) S-Finance
HB2290 University of Virginia; terms of rector and vice-rector. (Landes) S-Education and Health
HB2320 Western Governors University-Virginia; established, cooperative degree program. (Cline) SEH Higher Education #4
HB2346 Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. (Villanueva) HED Higher Education
HB2354 State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training. (Yancey) S-Education and Health
 
House Joint Resolutions
HJ501 Study; JLARC; reorganization of law-enforcement agencies; report. (Landes) HR Studies
  01/22/15 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
HJ528 Militarization of police; JLARC to study. (Marshall) HR Studies
  01/22/15 House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
HJ536 Constitutional amendment (first resolution); Lottery Proceeds Fund. (Lingamfelter) HPE Const. Amends/Campaign Reform/Ethics
HJ555 Resolution; endorsement of SCHEV's statewide strategic plan for higher education; report. (Landes) S-Rules
HJ558 SCHEV; analysis of teacher shortage; report. (Orrock) S-Rules
HJ603 Study; prevention of sexual violence on the campuses of public and private institutions. (Knight) S-Rules
HJ707 Opposition to federal Postsecondary Institution Ratings System. (Landes) S-Rules
 
House Joint Resolutions
HR196 Commending LEAD VIRGINIA. (|Tag| Greason)
  01/16/15 House: Agreed to by House by voice vote
 
Senate Bills
SB681 Minimum wage; increases from its current federally mandated level to $8.00 per hour. (Marsden) S-Commerce and Labor
SB687 Virginia Retirement System; limitations on average final compensation. (Marsden) S-Finance
SB688 Voter identification; accepted forms of identification. (Ebbin) S-Privileges and Elections
  02/03/15 Senate: Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (SB820-Barker) (14-Y 0-N)
SB712 Higher education; reporting of sexual assault, penalty. (Black) S-Education and Health
  01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB734
01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB1252
01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB1275
01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB981
SB717 Medical school scholarships; expands eligibility for program. (Stanley) H-Health, Welfare and Instituions
SB722 In-state tuition; students granted Temporary Protected Status, etc. (Black)
  01/20/15 Senate: Read third time and defeated by Senate (19-Y 20-N)
SB734 Higher education; reporting of sexual assault, penalty. (Saslaw) S-Education and Health
  01/26/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB712-Black) (14-Y 0-N)
SB785 Public employment; prohibits discrimination based on basis of sexual orientation or gender identity. (McEachin)
  02/03/15 Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (19-Y 19-N)
02/03/15 Senate: Chair votes yes
SB806 Public institutions of higher education; fixed four-year tuition rate. (Stanley) SEH Higher Education #4
SB849 Community colleges; enrollment policies. (Stanley) H-Education
  01/30/15 Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB893 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence exemptions for university. (Petersen) S-General Laws
  02/02/15 Senate: Passed by indefinitely in General Laws and Technology with letter (10-Y 1-N)
SB933 Individual income tax subtraction; discharge of student loan. (Howell) H-Finance
SB981 Institutions of higher education; sexual assault; memorandum of understanding and policies. (Favola) S-Education and Health
  01/26/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB712-Black) (14-Y 0-N)
SB983 Four-year public institutions of higher education; dual enrollment programs. (Garrett) SEH Public Education #1
SB992 State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training. (Dance) S-Education and Health
  01/22/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB1335-Cosgrove) (15-Y 0-N)
SB1057 Advisory Committee on Sexual and Domestic Violence. (Howell) S-Courts of Justice
  02/02/15 Senate: Incorporated by Courts of Justice (SB1094-Howell) (13-Y 0-N)
SB1122 Public institutions of higher education; parental notification of student's suicidal tendencies. (Barker) H-Education
SB1153 Apprenticeship opportunities; online portal. (Wexton)
  01/30/15 Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB1183 Public institutions of higher education; fixed four-year tuition rate. (McWaters) SEH Higher Education #4
SB1192 Institutions of higher education; sexual misconduct policies. (Norment) S-Education and Health
  01/26/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB1329-Garrett) (14-Y 0-N)
SB1193 Academic transcripts; suspension or permanent dismissal from institution. (Norment) HCJ Criminal Law
  01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB1326
SB1199 Acts of violence on schools and other property; penalties. (Wagner) S-Courts of Justice
SB1206 Public institutions of higher education; required reports on intellectual property. (Wagner) H-Education
SB1209 Grants for earning workforce training credentials; New Economy Industry Credential Assistance. (Wagner) HA Commerce and Technology
SB1223 Four-year public institutions of higher education; websites; consumer information. (McWaters) H-Education
SB1252 Higher education; reporting of sexual assualt; penalty. (Deeds) S-Education and Health
  01/26/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB712-Black) (14-Y 0-N)
SB1275 Institutions of higher education; reporting of sexual assault to DCJS. (Barker) S-Education and Health
  01/26/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB712-Black) (14-Y 0-N)
SB1326 Academic transcripts; documentation of dismissal. (Deeds) S-Education and Health
  01/26/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB1193-Norment) (14-Y 0-N)
SB1327 Higher education; in-state tuition. (Reeves) HA Higher Education
SB1329 Institutions of higher education; sexual assault; memorandum of understanding and policies. (Garrett) H-Education
  01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB1192
01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB1379
SB1335 State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training. (Cosgrove) H-Education
  02/02/15 Senate: Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N)
SB1371 Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA); methods of procurement. (Ruff) H-General Laws
SB1379 Public institutions of higher education; sexual misconduct policies. (Saslaw) S-Education and Health
  01/26/15 Senate: Incorporated by Education and Health (SB1329-Garrett) (14-Y 0-N)
 
Senate Joint Resolutions
SJ226 Virginia Declaration of Rights, George Mason's; commemorating its 240th anniversary in 2016. (Puller)
  02/02/15 Senate: Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SJ228 Resolution; endorsement of SCHEV's statewide strategic plan for higher education; report. (Martin) H-Rules
  02/02/15 Senate: Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SJ245 Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (Favola)
  02/02/15 Senate: Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
SJ277 Study; SCHEV; Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; report. (Edwards) S-Rules
SJ280 Study; JLARC; consolidation of law-enforcement agencies under the Department of State Police. (Deeds) H-Rules
  02/02/15 Senate: Read third time and agreed to by Senate by voice vote
 
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