EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incorporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2007 Session


Architects, Professional Engineers, Land Surveyors, Certified Interior Designers and Landscape Architects, Board for; continuing education. Adding  54.1-404.2. (Patron-Reid, HB 1054 (Chapter 683))
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program and Fund; increases educational opportunities for eligible persons. Amending 2.2-3705.4, 2.2-3711, 30-231.1, 30-231.2, 30-231.3, and 30-231.8; adding  30-231.01; repealing second and third enactments of Chapters 753 and 834, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Lambert, SB 443 (Chapter 518))
Campus police; local law-enforcement agency to be notified of certain reports. Amending  23-234. (Patron-Alexander, HB 154 (I) See HB1036)
Campus safety; Department of Criminal Justice Services to develop training standards for officers and to provide support to their departments. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1036 (Chapter 203))
Campus safety; Department of Criminal Justice Services to develop training standards therefor. Amending  9.1-102. (Patron-Stolle, SB 560 (Chapter 233))
Campus Safety; Final Report of Crime Commission (HJR 122, 2004). (HD 36)
College Partnership Laboratory Schools; created. Amending 22.1-212.5 through 22.1-212.10 and 22.1-212.12; adding 22.1-212.5:1 and 22.1-212.14:1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 223 (C))
College Savings Plan; deferment for military service. Amending 23-38.81. (Patron-Bell, HB 1342 (F))
College Savings Plan; income tax deductions and sales of prepaid tuition contracts. Amending  58.1-322; adding  23-38.81:01. (Patron-Bell, SB 264 (F))
Colleges and universities; joint subcommittee to study research potential. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 103 (F))
Community College System; articulation agreements and transferable credits. Amending  23-9.2:3.02. (Patron-Fralin, HB 57 (Chapter 531))
Community College System; comprehensive, integrated workforce training system established. Amending  22.1-227.01, 22.1-253.13:1, 23-214, 23-215, and 23-220; adding  23-219.1. (Patron-Hawkins, SB 709 (F))
Community College System; directs State Board to establish policies and guidelines providing for reduced tuition rates. Amending 23-218. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 504 (Chapter 337))
Community College System; joint subcommittee to study financing long-term facility needs. (Patron-Athey, HJR 118 (F))
Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. Adding 23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:13. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 734 (I) See HB1136)
Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. Adding 23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:14. (Patron-Athey, HB 1102 (I) See HB1136; Cline, HB 1136 (F); O’Brien, SB 130 (I) See SB540)
Community College Transfer Grant Program Fund; created. Adding 23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:15. (Patron-Stosch, SB 540 (F))
Community Health Workers; Final Report of James Madison University on Status, Impact, and Utilization of (HJR 195, 2004). (HD 9)
Concealed handgun permits; board of visitors establishing university rules and regulations thereof. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Gilbert, HB 1572 (F))
Conflict of Interests Act, State and Local; exemption for faculty papers of employee of public institution of higher education. Amending  2.2-3106 and 2.2-3110. (Patron-Rust, HB 457 (Chapter 839))
Credit card affinity agreement; annual reporting of revenue from institutions of higher education. Adding  23-2.4. (Patron-Purkey, HB 330 (C))
Drug-free school zones; signage to be posted by all schools and institutions of higher education. Adding  22.1-131.1 and 23-3.1:1. (Patron-Purkey, HB 107 (F))
Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; created. Adding 23-38.53:25 through 23-38.53:29. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1293 (C))
Energy Plan; created, report. Amending  2.2-1132, 23-135.7:6, 45.1-390, 56-249.6, 58.1-322, and 58.1-3660; adding  67-100, 67-101, 67-102, 67-200 through 67-203, 67-300, 67-400 through 67-403, 67-500, 67-501, 67-600 through 67-604, 67-700, 67-701, 67-800, 67-801, 67-900 through 67-903, and 67-1000 through 67-1003. (Patron-Wagner, SB 262 (Chapter 939))
Energy Plan; created, report. Amending  23-135.7:6, 45.1-390, 58.1-322, and 58.1-3660; adding  67-100 through 67-1203. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 1153 (F); Saxman, HB 1292 (I) See HB1153)
Higher education; joint subcommittee to study capital and infrastructure needs at institutions. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HJR 166 (I) See HJR118)
Higher education; New College Institute created. Amending 2.2-2101 and 23-14; adding  23-231.30 through 23-231.36. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 40 (Chapter 808))
Higher education; pilot program for geographical equity in admissions to institutions. (Patron-Poisson, HB 272 (F))
Higher Education, Council of; creation of nonstock corporation to support academic research. Adding  23-9.6:3. (Patron-Nutter, HB 935 (C))
Higher Education, Council of; eligibility to be elected chairman of student advisory committee. Amending  23-9.3:1. (Patron-Rust, HB 310 (Chapter 92))
Higher Education, Public Funding of; Report of Joint Subcommittee (SJR 74, 2004). (SD 11)
Higher educational institutions; admission of in-state students. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1596 (F))
Higher educational institutions; allowed to purchase directly from state contracts. Amending  2.2-1120. (Patron-Lambert, SB 664 (Chapter 582))
Higher educational institutions; Council of Higher Education to study competitiveness in attracting and retaining faculty therefor. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 161 (F))
Higher educational institutions; establish programs to promote awareness and prevention of sexual crimes committed upon students. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Oder, HB 910 (Chapter 121))
Higher educational institutions; management agreements, report. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1502 (Chapter 933); Houck, SB 675 (Chapter 943))
Higher educational institutions; minimizing cost of textbooks. Amending  23-4.3:1. (Patron-Oder, HB 1478 (Chapter 561))
Higher educational institutions; prohibiting admission of illegal aliens. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 262 (F); Gear, HB 892 (I) See HB262)
Higher educational institutions; requires articulation agreements between four-year institutions of higher education and institutions within Community College System. Amending 23-9.2:3.02, 23-9.6:1, and 23-9.14:2. (Patron-Stosch, SB 538 (Chapter 379))
Higher educational institutions; requires governing bodies to annually disclose all factors used in admission decisions. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 581 (F))
Higher educational institutions; requires that articulation agreements between public four-year institutions of higher education and institutions within Community College System, report. Amending  23-9.2:3.02. (Patron-Athey, HB 1107 (C))
Higher educational institutions; to establish admissions policies to prohibit geographic discrimination. Adding  23-2.4. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1247 (F))
Higher educational institutions; to report assignment of any intellectual property interests. Amending  2.2-2233.2, 23-4.3, and 23-4.4; repealing  23-9.10:4. (Patron-Cosgrove, HB 134 (Chapter 77); Wagner, SB 259 (Chapter 899))
Higher educational institutions; tuition lock certificate program. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Kilgore, HB 1459 (F))
Higher educational institutions; violations of chapter on regulation thereof, penalty. Amending  23-276.12. (Patron-Tata, HB 36 (Chapter 48))
Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2006; created. Repealing Chapters 2 and 813, 2004 Acts, and Chapter 83, 2005 Acts. (Patron-Callahan, HB 77 (Chapter 532); Chichester, SB 28 (Chapter 511))
In-state tuition rates; prohibited for those who are not United States citizens. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 677 (C))
Incarcerated persons; joint subcommittee to study increasing accessibility to higher education therefor. (Patron-Newman, SJR 91 (F))
Insurance agents; compliance with continuing education requirements. Amending  38.2-1868.1 and 38.2-1869. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 261 (Chapter 589))
K-14 educational partnerships; created. Amending  22.1-253.13:1, 22.1-253.13:4, 23-9.2:3.02, 23-9.6:1, and 23-9.14:2. (Patron-Hawkins, SB 710 (C))
Learning Technology, Office of; created within Council of Higher Education. Amending  23-9.6:1; adding  23-9.14:3 through 23-9.14:7. (Patron-Rust, HB 305 (Chapter 537); Quayle, SB 172 (F))
Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Grant Program Fund; created. Adding  23-38.53:25 through 23-38.53:28. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1244 (Chapter 557); Cosgrove, HB 1393 (I) See HB1244)
Medical College of Virginia, Health Sciences Division of Virginia Commonwealth University; commending. (Patron-O’Bannon, HJR 503 (P))
Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; created, report. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Janis, HB 1272 (Chapter 793))
New College Institute; created. Amending  2.2-2101 and 23-14; adding  23-231.30 through 23-231.36. (Patron-Armstrong, HB 517 (Chapter 842))
Old Dominion University; commemorating its 75th anniversary. (Patron-Rerras, SJR 300 (P))
Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership (VPMEP) and Virginia Tech, Evaluation of Effectiveness of Contractual Relationship Between; Report of Secretary of Commerce and Trade (Item 95 D, Chapter 951, 2005 Acts). (HD 32)
Private College Enrollment Grant Fund; created. Adding 23-38.19:6 through 23-38.19:9. (Patron-Stosch, SB 539 (F))
Public and Private Institutions, Affordability of; Report of Council of Higher Education (Item 165 I3, Chapter 951, 2005 Acts). (HD 28)
Regent University School of Law’s Trial Advocacy Board competition team; commending. (Patron-Iaquinto, HJR 415 (P))
Religious freedom; Council of Higher Education encouraged to review guidelines concerning activity at institutions of higher education. (Patron-Cline, HJR 123 (F))
Restructured Higher Education Financial and Administrative Operations Act; includes campus safety and security. Amending 23-38.88. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 346 (Chapter 775))
Retirement System; purchase of prior service credit by private institution of higher education that merges with public institution of higher education. Amending  51.1-142.2. (Patron-Callahan, HB 406 (Chapter 635))
Richard Bland College; closure. Amending  23-31, 23-40, and 23-49.1; adding  23-49.1:2 and 23-231.30. (Patron-Cline, HB 1137 (F))
Scholars Program; created. Adding  23-38.19:2.1 and 23-38.19:2.2. (Patron-Frederick, HB 480 (F))
Scholars Program; provisions relating thereto. Repealing 23-38.53:1, 23-38.53:2, and 23-38.53:3. (Patron-Landes, HB 49 (Chapter 50))
School administrators; licensure not required by Board of Education. Amending  22.1-60, 22.1-293, 22.1-294, 22.1-298, and 23-9.2:3.4; repealing  22.1-59. (Patron-Poisson, HB 274 (F))
Sexually transmitted infections; requires four-year colleges and universities to provide STI testing free of charge to students. Amending  23-9.2:3.2. (Patron-Quayle, SB 490 (C))
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; change of title from executive director to president. Amending  23-231.27. (Patron-Hogan, HB 702 (F))
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; modifies membership of board of trustees. Amending  23-231.25. (Patron-Ruff, SB 54 (Chapter 160))
Student Financial Security Program; created. Adding  23-38.19:6, 23-38.19:7, and 23-38.19:8. (Patron-Rust, HB 682 (F); Houck, SB 94 (F))
Teacher education programs; Board of Education shall not condition approval of those provided by higher educational institutions. (Patron-Potts, SB 687 (Chapter 382))
Teacher internship program; Board of Education to implement for training under experienced teachers. Amending  22.1-84, 22.1-298, 23-31, and 23-38.93; adding  22.1-290.2; repealing 22.1-290.1 and 23-8.2:1. (Patron-Poisson, HB 275 (F))
Teacher licensure requirements; revising current statutes and teacher education program provisions. Amending  22.1-292.1, 22.1-292.2, and 22.1-349; adding  22.1-298.1, 22.1-298.2, and 23-9.2:3.6; repealing  22.1-298 and 23-9.2:3.4. (Patron-Reid, HB 1057 (Chapter 349); Houck, SB 74 (Chapter 27))
Textbook Purchasing Practices and Costs; Report of Council of Higher Education (HJR 668, 2005). (HD 27)
Tuition, in-state; dependents of active duty military personnel shall be eligible therefor. Amending  23-7.4 and 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Suit, HB 695 (Chapter 783))
Tuition, in-state; educational benefits for illegal aliens, military personnel and their dependents. Amending  23-7.4:2; adding  23-7.4:01. (Patron-Cline, HB 1135 (I) See HB695)
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents. Amending  23-7.4 and 23-7.4:2. (Patron-O’Brien, SB 121 (Chapter 797))
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents. Amending  23-7.4:2. (Patron-Frederick, HB 482 (I) See HB695; Janis, HB 1270 (I) See HB695)
Tuition, in-state; illegal alien not eligible. Adding  23-7.4:01. (Patron-Reid, HB 1050 (F))
Tuition, in-state; limitation on eligibility. Amending  23-7.4. (Patron-Stosch, SB 542 (Chapter 806))
University of Richmond football team; commending. (Patron-Waddell, HJR 403 (P))
University of Virginia; commending successful production of Peace Corps Volunteers. (Patron-Toscano, HJR 458 (P))
Virginia Military Institute; reduces minimum number of cadets admitted annually free of charge for board and tuition. Amending  23-105, 23-106, and 23-107; adding  23-107.1 and 23-107.2. (Patron-Norment, SB 486 (Chapter 810))
Virginia Military Institute; reduces minimum number of cadets admitted annually free of charge for board and tuition. Amending  23-105 and 23-107; repealing  23-106. (Patron-Lingamfelter, HB 361 (F))
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; exempts museum from assessment and levy of service charge. Amending  23-253.4 and 58.1-3403. (Patron-Reid, HB 1053 (F); Watkins, SB 92 (F))
Virginia Union University men’s basketball team; commending. (Patron-Saslaw, SR 31 (P))
Vocational schools, out-of-state; accreditation of those operating within State. Amending  23-276.4. (Patron-Tata, HB 38 (Chapter 814))
Work-Study Program; provisions relating thereto. Repealing 23-38.70 and 23-38.71. (Patron-Landes, HB 50 (Chapter 51))