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Legislative Bill Tracking

Several pieces of legislation have already been filed for 2015 of interest to the higher education community.
Among the legislation of interest to Virginia’s Community Colleges is the following:

 

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 1314 - Davis - Student eligibility for in-state tuition at public institutions of higher education; state subsidy. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/12/14
HB 1316 - Toscano - Virginia Retirement System; average final compensation. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/18/14
HB 1320 - Farrell - Teacher licensure renewal; college credit. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/18/14
HB 1321 - Morris - Public institutions of higher education; student right to representation at proceedings. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/19/14
HB 1322 - Morris - Public institutions of higher education; officially recognized student organizations. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/19/14
HB 1323 - Morris - Higher educational institutions; officially recognized student organizations, policy violations. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/19/14
HB 1334 - Landes - Students' personally identifiable information; (DOE) to develop certain policies. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/25/14
HB 1335 - Landes - Education; agency coordination. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/25/14
HB 1336 - Landes - SCHEV; policy on course credit at higher educational institutions. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 11/25/14
HB 1343 - Filler-Corn - Campus police departments; sexual assault reporting. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 12/01/14
HB 1356 - Ramadan - In-state tuition; students granted Temporary Protected Status, etc. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 12/02/14
HB 1380 - Farrell - Higher education institutions, four-year public; dual enrollment programs. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 12/08/14
HJ 501 - Landes - Study; JLARC; reorganization of law-enforcement agencies; report. (H)  Referral Pending (H) Committee Referral Pending 10/30/14
SB 681 - Marsden - Minimum wage; increases from its current federally mandated level to $8.00 per hour. (S) Committee on Commerce and Labor (S) Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor 10/06/14
SB 687 - Marsden - Virginia Retirement System; limitations on average final compensation. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Referred to Committee on Finance 11/03/14
SB 688 - Ebbin - Voter identification; accepted forms of identification. (S) Committee on Privileges and Elections (S) Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections 11/05/14
SB 712 - Black - Higher education; reporting of sexual assault, penalty. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 12/04/14
SB 717 - Stanley - Medical school scholarships; expands eligibility for program. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 12/08/14
SB 722 - Black - In-state tuition; students granted Temporary Protected Status, etc. (S) Committee on Education and Health (S) Referred to Committee on Education and Health 12/09/14