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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) HED Elementary and Secondary Education
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) HED Elementary and Secondary Education
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)
HB1343 Campus police departments; sexual assault reporting. (Eileen Filler-Corn) HCJ Criminal Law
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) H-General Laws
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) HED Higher Education
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) H-General Laws
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) HCJ Criminal Law
HB1512 Minimum wage. (Simon) H-Commerce and Labor
HB1540 Virginia Public Procurement Act (VPPA); methods of procurement; job order contracting. (Albo) HGL FOIA-Procurement
HB1661 Virginia Information Technologies; contracts for private educational institutions. (Rust)
HB1677 Workforce development; grants for earning training credentials. (Byron) HED Higher Education
HB1683 Institutions of higher education; liaison; criminal sexual assault and crimes. (Herring) HCJ Criminal Law
HB1692 Four-year public institutions of higher education; alternative tuition or fee structures. (Nick Rush) H-Appropriations
HB1715 Public institutions of higher education; students exhibiting suicidal tendencies or behavior. (LeMunyon) HED Higher Education
HB1716 Individual income tax subtraction; discharge of student loan. (LeMunyon)
  01/26/15 House: Reported from Finance with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
01/27/15 House: Read first time
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) HCJ Criminal Law
HB1786 Higher education; reporting of sexual assault; penalty. (|Jimmie| Massie) HCJ Criminal Law
HB1788 Public institutions of higher education; six-year plans; frequency. (|Jimmie| Massie) HA Higher Education
HB1791 Public institutions of higher education; members; removal; terms. (|Jimmie| Massie) HED Higher Education
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
HB1888 Academic transcripts; suspension or permanent dismissal from institution. (Jones) HED Higher Education
HB1891 Capital outlay plan. (Jones)
  01/27/15 House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
HB1895 Higher educational institutions; additional financial and administrative authority. (Cox) S-Education and Health
HB1896 Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants. (Cox) S-Education and Health
HB1897 Intercollegiate athletics programs. (Cox) S-Finance
HB1930 Institutions of higher education; response to violence; penalty. (Bell) HCJ Criminal Law
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) H-Appropriations
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
HB1969 Virginia Retirement System; cash balance retirement plan. (Jones)
  01/21/15 House: Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
HB1980 Four-year public institutions of higher education; websites; consumer information. (Hugo) HED Higher Education
HB1988 Campus police departments; reporting of felony criminal sexual assault. (Morrissey) HCJ Criminal Law
HB2033 Workforce development; coordination of statewide delivery of development and training programs. (Byron) HCL Employment
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends striking from docket by voice vote
HB2041 Open Education Resources Innovation Council established. (Eileen Filler-Corn) HED Education
  01/23/15 House: Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
HB2068 Senior citizens higher education; income limit. (Keam) HED Higher Education
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
HB2102 Public institutions of higher education; sexual misconduct policies. (Hester) HED Higher Education
HB2104 Virginia Freedom of Information Act. (Peace) H-General Laws
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) H-Appropriations
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
HB2122 Higher education; in-state tuition. (|Monty| Mason) H-Appropriations
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
HB2132 State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training. (|Monty| Mason) H-Appropriations
  01/27/15 House: Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
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)
  01/22/15 House: Assigned App. sub: Compensation and Retirement
HB2290 University of Virginia; terms of rector and vice-rector. (Landes)
HB2306 ABLE savings trust accounts; established, administered by the Virginia College Savings Plan. (Eileen Filler-Corn)
HB2320 Western Governors University-Virginia; established, cooperative degree program. (Cline) HED Higher Education
HB2346 Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. (Villanueva)
HB2354 State Board for Community Colleges; policy for the award of academic credit for military training. (Yancey) HED Higher Education
 
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) H-Rules
HJ558 SCHEV; analysis of teacher shortage; report. (Orrock) HR Studies
HJ603 Study; prevention of sexual violence on the campuses of public and private institutions. (Knight) HR Studies
HJ707 Opposition to federal Postsecondary Institution Ratings System. (Landes)
 
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
  01/22/15 Senate: Assigned to P&E sub: Elections
SB712 Higher education; reporting of sexual assault, penalty. (Black) S-Courts of Justice
  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)
  01/20/15 Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
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) S-General Laws
  01/27/15 Senate: Incorporates SB1181
SB806 Public institutions of higher education; fixed four-year tuition rate. (Stanley) SEH Higher Education #4
SB849 Community colleges; enrollment policies. (Stanley) S-Finance
  01/27/15 Senate: Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
SB893 Virginia Freedom of Information Act; working papers and correspondence exemptions for university. (Petersen) SGL Subcommittee #1
SB933 Individual income tax subtraction; discharge of student loan. (Howell)
  01/26/15 Senate: Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
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-Rules
SB1122 Public institutions of higher education; parental notification of student's suicidal tendencies. (Barker) S-Education and Health
SB1153 Apprenticeship opportunities; online portal. (Wexton) S-Commerce and Labor
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) S-Courts of Justice
  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) SEH Higher Education #4
SB1209 Grants for earning workforce training credentials; New Economy Industry Credential Assistance. (Wagner) S-Education and Health
SB1223 Four-year public institutions of higher education; websites; consumer information. (McWaters) S-Education and Health
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) SEH Higher Education #4
SB1329 Institutions of higher education; sexual assault; memorandum of understanding and policies. (Garrett) S-Courts of Justice
  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) S-Finance
  01/23/15 Senate: Incorporates SB992
01/23/15 Senate: Incorporates SB1322
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) S-Rules
SJ228 Resolution; endorsement of SCHEV's statewide strategic plan for higher education; report. (Martin) S-Rules
SJ245 Sexual Assault Awareness Month. (Favola) S-Rules
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) S-Rules
 
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