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Legislative Bill Tracking

Among the legislation of interest to Virginia’s Community Colleges is the following:

 

Bills Committee Last action Date
HB 29 - Jones - Budget Bill. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Failed to pass in House 03/08/14
HB 30 - Jones - Budget Bill. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Failed to pass in House 03/08/14
HB 132 - Lingamfelter - Commissioned officers; tuition-free instruction at higher educational institutions. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
HB 133 - Cole - Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; eligibility criteria. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 0-N) 03/08/14
HB 203 - O'Bannon - Virginia College Savings Plan; Plan established as a body politic and corporate. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0023) 02/27/14
HB 205 - Landes - Student-athlete discipline policies; brd. of visitors of higher ed. institutions to establish. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 206 - Hope - Higher educational institutions, 4-year; mental health resources available to students on website. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 219 - Albo - Virginia Freedom of Information Act; record exemption for certain letters of recommendation. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Signed by President 03/07/14
HB 258 - Lingamfelter - Higher educational institutions; restrictions on student speech, limitations. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 287 - Landes - State Inspector General, Office of; powers and duties. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Incorporated by General Laws (HB1053-Miller) 01/28/14
HB 310 - Lingamfelter - First informer broadcaster; access to station in state emergency area to disseminate news. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
HB 324 - Bell, Richard P. - Virginia Virtual School; established, report, effective date. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Continued to 2015 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) 02/27/14
HB 355 - Cox - Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority; chairman of the Board of Directors. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003) 02/20/14
HB 356 - Cox - Virginia Community College System; quorum and main office of State Board for Community Colleges. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
HB 436 - LeMunyon - Higher educational institutions; year-round instruction. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0006) 02/20/14
HB 455 - Kilgore - Southwest Virginia Health Authority; expands Authority to include Counties of Smyth and Washington. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

(S) Committee on Local Government
(S) Signed by President 02/27/14
HB 465 - Massie - University of Virginia Board of Visitors; increases number of members on executive committee. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 467 - Massie - Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of; interstate agreements. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
HB 501 - Lingamfelter - Tuition, in-state; counting out-of-state students for certain purposes. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 563 - Hodges - School Safety, Virginia Center for; name change. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0007) 02/20/14
HB 573 - Cox - Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; students eligible for grants. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Left in Finance 03/04/14
HB 576 - Stolle - Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; residency requirements. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 03/07/14
HB 587 - Yost - College campus police and security departments; DCJS to identify minimum core operational functions. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Signed by President 03/07/14
HB 700 - Ingram - Higher educational institutions; maintenance of optional retirement plan. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
HB 703 - Gilbert - FOIA; record exemption for administrative investigations by higher educational institutions. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 725 - McClellan - Advisory Board on Teacher Education and Licensure, increases membership. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
HB 747 - Rust - Tuition, in-state; student eligibility, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. (H) Committee on Appropriations (H) Left in Appropriations 02/12/14
HB 749 - Rust - Virginia Information Technologies Agency; private institutions of higher education. (H) Committee on Science and Technology

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0036) 02/27/14
HB 757 - Rust - Benefits consortia; benefits plans. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
HB 758 - Rust - Teacher licensure; career and technical education endorsement. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0079) 03/03/14
HB 776 - Wilt - Surviving spouses of military members; eligibility for in-state tuition charges. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
HB 869 - Jones - Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2014; created. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 213 (effective 3/7/14) 03/07/14
HB 886 - Peace - Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of; postsecondary education and employment data. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 887 - Peace - Governor's Career and Technical Education School; establishing a jointly operated high school. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 888 - Peace - Uniform assessment instrument; regulations. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/14
HB 925 - Greason - Driver education; community colleges shall have authority to offer courses to become instructor. (H) Committee on Transportation

(S) Committee on Transportation
(S) Signed by President 03/06/14
HB 926 - Greason - Behavior analyst; exceptions to licensure requirements, Advisory Board established. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 932 - Landes - Virginia Jobs Investment Program; changes in administration. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(G) Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0041) 02/27/14
HB 962 - Cline - Concealed handgun; carrying in a secured container or compartment in vehicle. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(H) Communicated to Governor 03/07/14
HB 1005 - Byron - Health insurance policies; individual and group coverage, conversion policies. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1008 - Byron - Voluntary apprenticeships; conforms provisions of Virginia's program to federal law. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1009 - Byron - Workforce development; changes name of Va. Workforce Council to Va. Board of Workforce Development. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 03/08/14
HB 1010 - Byron - Emergency medical services providers; certification. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions (H) Continued to 2015 in Health, Welfare and Institutions 02/04/14
HB 1053 - Miller - State Inspector General, Office of; powers and duties. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1076 - Wilt - Individuals with disabilities; terminology. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/14
HB 1079 - Rush - Virginia state lottery; changes name of Lottery Department, Lottery Board, and Lottery Fund. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 225 (effective 7/1/14) 03/07/14
HB 1080 - Garrett - Local Mandate Review, Governor's Task Force for; task force to review state mandates. (H) Committee on Counties, Cities and Towns

(S) Committee on Local Government
(S) Incorporated by Local Government (HB594-BaCote) (15-Y 0-N) 02/18/14
HB 1086 - Bell, Richard P. - Special education; full-time virtual school programs. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1095 - Peace - Innovation and Technology Transportation Fund; created, report. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Signed by Speaker 02/27/14
HB 1105 - Ingram - Life insurance; basic coverage for retired state employees, creditable service. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Failed to pass in House 03/08/14
HB 1106 - Hope - Virginia Commission on Youth; shall review use of seclusion and restraint in schools. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 03/08/14
HB 1109 - Bulova - Higher Education Board, Virginia Commission on; increases membership. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1114 - Yancey - Student data; cloud computing. (H) Committee on Science and Technology (H) Continued to 2015 in Science and Technology (22-Y 0-N) 02/03/14
HB 1115 - Greason - Virtual Virginia; DOE to increase online courses available to other school divisions through Program (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1137 - Cox - Higher educational institutions; unfunded scholarships. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1147 - Farrell - Health insurance; offering plans. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (11-Y 3-N) 03/03/14
HB 1161 - Yancey - Christopher Newport University; membership of Board of Visitors. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
HB 1176 - Ware - Health insurance; notice of increase in premium or deductible. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
HB 1208 - Albo - Virginia Public Procurement Act; consideration of early payment discounts. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Continued to 2015 in General Laws 02/04/14
HB 1223 - Yancey - Virginia Public Procurement Act; small, women, and minority-owned businesses. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Continued to 2015 in General Laws 02/04/14
HB 1238 - Gilbert - Virginia Public Procurement Act; disclosure of cost estimates in solicitations prohibited. (H) Committee on General Laws (H) Continued to 2015 in General Laws 02/04/14
HB 1247 - Filler-Corn - Spouses of military service members; reduces application review period for temporary licenses. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Signed by President 03/07/14
HB 1268 - Hugo - Student mental health policies and procedures; violence prevention committees. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/06/14
HJ 128 - McClellan - Commending William C. Hall, Jr.   (S) Agreed to by Senate by voice vote 01/23/14
HJ 386 - Cox - Joint Rules Committee and Speaker of the House of Delegates; confirming appointments. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 03/08/14
HJ 488 - Cox - General Assembly; 2014 procedural resolution. (S) Committee on Rules (S) Passed by indefinitely in Rules (12-Y 4-N) 03/07/14
HJ 489 - Cox - Speaker of the House of Delegates; confirming appointments. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) 03/08/14
SB 25 - Reeves - Offshore natural gas & oil resources; Va. Offshore Energy Emergency Response Fund, established. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
SB 29 - Stosch - Budget Bill. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Left in Appropriations 03/04/14
SB 30 - Stosch - Budget Bill. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Left in Appropriations 03/04/14
SB 78 - Ruff - FOIA; record exemption for administrative investigations by higher educational institutions. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Signed by President 03/08/14
SB 79 - Ruff - Higher educational institutions; maintenance of optional retirement plan. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 03/06/14
SB 102 - Ruff - Life insurance; coverage for retired state employees. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Failed to pass in Senate 03/08/14
SB 103 - Ruff - Health insurance; credit for retired state employees. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N) 01/29/14
SB 107 - Stanley - STEM education grant programs; Stem Education Fund created, etc. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Left in Appropriations 03/04/14
SB 188 - McDougle - State and local employees; deferred compensation plans. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
SB 215 - Howell - Virginia College Savings Plan; Plan established as a body politic and corporate. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 02/28/14
SB 239 - Petersen - Student mental health policies; violence prevention committee. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/01/14
SB 242 - McWaters - Higher education; students' personal information. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
SB 244 - Edwards - Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of; elimination of certain duties and programs. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/08/14
SB 252 - McEachin - Insurance; state health care plan to provide that coverage of 1 additional adult may be purchased. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Left in Appropriations 03/04/14
SB 266 - Stanley - Unemployment compensation; financial literacy courses shall be offered at no cost to claimants, etc. (H) Committee on Commerce and Labor

(S) Committee on Commerce and Labor
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
SB 303 - Stuart - Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; eligibility. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Left in Education 03/04/14
SB 310 - Vogel - Senate districts; technical adjustments of certain boundaries. (H) Committee on Privileges and Elections

(S) Committee on Privileges and Elections
(S) Signed by President 03/03/14
SB 324 - Miller - A-to-F grading system; delays date for implementing individual school performance grading system. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (28-Y 11-N) 03/08/14
SB 341 - McEachin - Virginia Commonwealth University Health System Authority; chairman of the Board of Directors. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/03/14
SB 392 - Vogel - Virginia Information Technologies Agency; private institutions of higher education. (H) Committee on Science and Technology

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 180 (effective 7/1/14) 03/05/14
SB 394 - Stosch - Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2014; created. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
SB 429 - Hanger - Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; amount of grant. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Left in Appropriations 03/04/14
SB 436 - Garrett - Senate districts; technical adjustments. (S) Committee on Privileges and Elections (S) Incorporated by Privileges and Elections (SB310-Vogel) (14-Y 0-N) 01/14/14
SB 440 - Barker - College campus police and security departments; DCJS to identify minimum core operational functions. (H) Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Signed by President 03/01/14
SB 448 - Norment - Hazing; institution policies. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee for Courts of Justice
(S) Signed by President 03/10/14
SB 449 - Norment - SCHEV; articulation, dual admissions, and guaranteed admissions agreements. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/08/14
SB 481 - Puller - Virginia Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; residency requirements. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Finance
(G) Approved by Governor-Chapter 184 (effective 7/1/14) 03/05/14
SB 492 - McWaters - Virginia Jobs Investment Program; changes in administration. (H) Committee on General Laws

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(S) Signed by President 03/08/14
SB 499 - Hanger - Opportunity Educational Institution; delays transfer of supervision of certain public schools. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Left in Education 03/04/14
SB 539 - Howell - Education, Secretary of; annual report to Governor and General Assembly. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on General Laws and Technology
(H) Left in Education 03/04/14
SB 554 - Marsden - Driver education; community colleges shall have authority to offer courses to become instructor. (H) Committee on Transportation

(S) Committee on Transportation
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
SB 562 - Locke - College partnership laboratory schools; tuition. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/03/14
SB 566 - Colgan - Virginia Retirement System; increase of retirement allowance. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N) 01/29/14
SB 570 - Stuart - Assault and battery; full-time or part-time employee, penalty. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
SB 588 - Black - Student discipline; school board may modify suspension, if it deems such action to be warranted. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Stricken from docket by Education 02/19/14
SB 595 - Barker - Virginia Health Workforce Development Authority; length of term of Board of Directors. (H) Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
SB 597 - Locke - Regional Criminal Justice Academy Training Fund; local fee. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Finance
(S) Signed by President 03/03/14
SB 628 - Ruff - Community colleges; workforce training. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Left in Appropriations 03/04/14
SB 633 - Edwards - Higher educational institutions; tuition waiver for dependent children of faculty. (H) Committee on Appropriations

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(H) Left in Appropriations 03/04/14
SB 649 - Norment - Conflicts of Interests Acts, State and Local Government & General Assembly; establishes Council. (H) Committee for Courts of Justice

(S) Committee on Rules
(S) Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) 03/08/14
SB 663 - Ebbin - Community college mental health services; Virginia Community College System to create pilot program. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2015 in Finance (14-Y 0-N) 02/06/14
SB 669 - Martin - Higher educational institutions; educational programs for governing boards. (H) Committee on Education

(S) Committee on Education and Health
(S) Signed by President 03/09/14
SB 673 - Puckett - Retail Sales and Use Tax; distribution of certain revenue. (H) Committee on Finance

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 3-N) 03/07/14
SJ 10 - Marsden - Students with developmental and intellectual disabilities; SCHEV to study. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Finance
(H) Passed by indefinitely in Rules 03/03/14
SJ 25 - Edwards - Pay It Forward, Pay It Back; SCHEV to study feasibility of implementing. (S) Committee on Finance (S) Continued to 2015 in Finance (17-Y 0-N) 01/29/14
SJ 92 - Lucas - Commending Dr. John J. Cavan.   (S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ92ER) 01/24/14
SJ 93 - Carrico - Commending Wytheville Community College.   (S) Bill text as passed Senate and House (SJ93ER) 01/24/14
SJ 101 - Cosgrove - Suffolk, City of, & Paul D. Camp Community College; to collaborate on joint academic center, etc. (H) Committee on Rules

(S) Committee on Rules
(H) Tabled in Rules 03/03/14