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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2006 Session (CD) Carried over from 2006 session but died in committee on or before December 8th


Auctioneers Board; continuing education, waiver. Amending 54.1-603.1. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 2341 (F))
Benefits consortium; created for private institutions of higher education. Adding  23-4.2:1. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 3021 (Chapter 136))
Carbon monoxide detectors; Board of Housing and Community Development to install in certain dwelling units, report. Adding  36-99.3:01. (Patron-Ruff, SB 1077 (F))
Christopher Reeve Stem Cell Research Fund; Fund used for research involving human embryonic stem cells. Amending  23-286.1. (Patron-Waddell, HB 2256 (F))
College Partnership Laboratory School Fund; 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 (CD); Jones, D.C., HB 2509 (F))
College Savings Program; eliminates requirement of annual report by State Council of Higher Education. Amending  23-38.72. (Patron-Tata, HB 2152 (F); Whipple, SB 1280 (F))
Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. Adding 23-220.5, 22-220.6, and 23-220.7. (Patron-Edwards, SB 983 (F))
Community College Transfer Grant Program; created. Adding 23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:13. (Patron-Moran, HB 2856 (I) See HB1681)
Community College Transfer Grant program; created. Adding 23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:14. (Patron-Cline, HB 2168 (I) See HB1681; Athey, HB 2407 (I) See HB1681; Frederick, HB 2436 (I) See HB1681)
Community College Transfer Scholarship Program Fund; created. Adding  23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:15. (Patron-Caputo, HB 1872 (I) See HB1681)
Community Colleges, Board for, local community college boards, and boards of visitors; appoint one or more nonvoting advisory faculty representatives to their boards. Amending  23-9.2:4.1. (Patron-Deeds, SB 893 (F))
Credit card affinity agreement; annual reporting of revenue from institutions of higher education. Adding  23-2.4. (Patron-Purkey, HB 330 (CD))
Dependent Children of University and College Faculty Reduced Tuition Program; created. Adding  23-7.4:6. (Patron-Edwards, SB 982 (F))
Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program Fund; created. Adding 23-38.53:25 through 23-38.53:29. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1293 (CD); Saxman, HB 1844 (F))
Educational Institution Benefits Consortium; created. Adding 38.2-6300 through 38.2-6304. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2042 (F))
Electric power and energy; purchase by Virginia Tech and any municipal corporation that owned and operated an electric utility system. Adding  15.2-1133 and 23-155.05. (Patron-Marshall, D.W., HB 2799 (Chapter 670); Newman, SB 1306 (Chapter 612))
Emergency preparedness training; State College System and Office of Commonwealth Preparedness encouraged to establish partnership to provide resources therefor. (Patron-Caputo, HJR 605 (F))
Farm-to-school website; Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services to establish in order to promote State farm products to educational institutions. Adding  3.1-14.4. (Patron-Potts, SB 797 (Chapter 352))
Firearms; prohibits state entities or institutions of higher education from adopting regulations, etc. Adding  2.2-601.1 and 23-9.2:2.1. (Patron-Cole, HB 2300 (F))
Foster Care Scholarship Program; created. Adding  23-38.10:8, 23-38.10:9, and 23-38.10:10. (Patron-Ward, HB 3020 (F))
Freedom of Information Act; electronic communication meetings, report. Amending  2.2-3701, 2.2-3708, 23-38.95, and 23-50.16:32; adding  2.2-3708.1. (Patron-Houck, SB 1001 (Chapter 945))
Hampton University; amending incorporation thereof to expand purpose of University. Amending second enactment of Chapter 122, 1870 Acts. (Patron-Williams, SB 1425 (Chapter 585))
Higher Education, Council of; creation of nonstock corporation to support academic research. Adding  23-9.6:3. (Patron-Nutter, HB 935 (CD); Nutter, HB 2238 (F))
Higher Education, Council of; requires Governor to appoint nonvoting faculty representative thereto. Adding  23-9.3:2. (Patron-Deeds, SB 892 (F))
Higher educational institutions; 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 2408 (Chapter 46))
Higher educational institutions; defines continuing or professional education. Amending  23-276.1. (Patron-Tata, HB 2154 (Chapter 115); Whipple, SB 1279 (Chapter 82))
Higher educational institutions; joint subcommittee to study feasibility of establishing 4-year degree-granting institution in City of Virginia Beach. (Patron-Tata, HJR 625 (F))
Higher educational institutions; preference for State domiciles. Adding  23-7.4:6. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1805 (F))
Higher educational institutions; provides operational authority therefor in areas of information technology and procurement therein. Amending  23-38.90. (Patron-Callahan, HB 2306 (F))
Higher educational institutions; provides operational authority therefor in areas of information technology or procurement therein. Amending  23-38.90. (Patron-Houck, SB 1342 (F))
Higher educational institutions; requires 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 (CD))
Higher educational institutions; to promote certain principles into freshman orientation process. Amending  23-9.2:3.5. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 2513 (Chapter 47))
Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2007; created. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1711 (Chapter 433); Chichester, SB 770 (Chapter 542))
Incarcerated persons; Department of Correctional Education to develop programs for online courses therefor. Amending 22.1-343. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 2041 (Chapter 63))
Incarcerated persons; develop accessibility to higher education using videoconferencing technology therefor. Amending 22.1-343. (Patron-Quayle, SB 953 (Chapter 149))
Incarcerated persons; joint subcommittee to study accessibility of education programs and higher education opportunities. (Patron-Quayle, SJR 363 (I) See SJR327)
Income tax, corporate; higher education research and development tax credit. Adding  58.1-439.12:02. (Patron-Moran, HB 3165 (F))
Income tax, state; increases deduction for prepaid tuition contracts, etc., with College Savings Plan. Amending  58.1-322. (Patron-Bell, SB 785 (Chapter 942))
Insurance continuing education board; increase of membership. Amending  38.2-1867. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1958 (F))
Intellectual diversity; public institutions of higher education to report to Council of Higher Education thereon. Amending 23-9.6:1. (Patron-Landes, HB 1643 (F))
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 (CD))
Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; clarifies qualified survivors and dependents be admitted free of tuition and all required fees. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Watts, HB 2282 (I) See HB2179; Reid, HB 2630 (I) See HB2179; O’Brien, SB 1044 (Chapter 717))
Military Survivors and Dependents Education Program; created. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Janis, HB 2179 (Chapter 116))
Nanotechnology; Secretary of Technology, et al., to develop recommendations to enable networking of and access thereto for institutions of higher education. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 647 (P))
Nursing, Board of; continuing education requirements for nurses. Adding  54.1-3018.1 and 54.1-3021.1. (Patron-McDougle, SB 872 (F))
Old Dominion University; certain undergraduate classes offered at Virginia Beach Higher Education Center. (Patron-Tata, HB 3018 (Chapter 3))
Online public institution of higher education; Council of Higher Education to study feasibility of establishing. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 594 (F))
Optional retirement plan; annual contribution for employees of higher education to be same as member of VRS. Amending 51.1-126. (Patron-Edwards, SB 976 (F))
Private College Enrollment Grant Fund; established. Adding 23-38.19:6 through 23-38.19:9. (Patron-Stosch, SB 786 (F))
Public Broadcasting Board; decreases membership by removing chairman of Council of Higher Education. Amending  2.2-2428. (Patron-Tata, HB 2153 (Chapter 114); Whipple, SB 1278 (Chapter 358))
Public institutions of higher education; Council of Higher Education to include in its planning initiative consideration of competitiveness in attracting and retaining faculty therefor, report. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 642 (P))
Radford University; increases board of visitors. Amending 23-155.4. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2236 (Chapter 471); Bell, SB 1162 (Chapter 727))
Recordation tax; exemption for deeds of trust or mortgages given by nonprofit corporation controlled by nonprofit institution of learning. Amending  58.1-811. (Patron-Lambert, SB 1344 (F))
Recordation tax; exempts Hampton Roads Proton Beam Therapy Institute at Hampton University. Amending  58.1-811. (Patron-Ward, HB 3070 (F))
Regent University School of Law’s negotiation competition team; commending. (Patron-Iaquinto, HR 78 (P))
Regent University School of Law’s Trial Advocacy Board competition team; commending. (Patron-Iaquinto, HJR 880 (P))
Religious freedom at public institutions of higher education; Council of Higher Education to establish guidelines to ensure. (Patron-Cline, HJR 639 (F))
Retirement System; allows certain employees to transfer to VRS. Amending  51.1-126. (Patron-Edwards, SB 975 (F))
Salespersons and brokers; Real Estate Board to adopt regulations establishing educational requirements therefor. Amending 54.1-2100, 54.1-2105, 54.1-2105.1, and 54.1-2344; adding 54.1-2105.01 through 54.1-2105.04. (Patron-Cox, HB 2064 (Chapter 809))
Science and technology education in business, law, and policy graduate programs at institutions of higher education; joint subcommittee to study. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 611 (P))
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 (CD))
Signs, certain; those located on real property of educational institution under jurisdiction of locality. Amending 15.2-2281. (Patron-Bulova, HB 2667 (F); Cuccinelli, SB 1323 (F))
State agencies; procurement of services by certain. Amending 2.2-1111, 2.2-2012, 2.2-2622, and 23-9.9:01. (Patron-Cline, HB 2137 (Chapter 630))
Student information; public schools and public institutions of higher education may retain certified copies. Amending 22.1-3.1; adding  23-2.1:2. (Patron-Phillips, HB 2893 (Chapter 49))
Students, admission of; rules to be established requiring 75% thereof be domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2134 (F))
Suicidal students; higher educational institutions to develop policies to identify. Adding  23-9.2:8. (Patron-Eisenberg, HB 3064 (Chapter 705))
Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; revises and reorganizes section to make it consistent with language in general appropriation act. Amending  22.1-290.01. (Patron-Ward, HB 1913 (Chapter 31))
Tuition, in-state; Community College System granting thereof to persons out of state living within a 30 mile radius. Amending 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Carrico, HB 2114 (Chapter 112); Wampler, SB 755 (Chapter 76))
Tuition, in-state; dependents of active duty military shall be eligible therefor. Amending  23-7.4. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1971 (I) See HB2438)
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for dependents of certain military personnel. Amending  23-7.4. (Patron-Suit, HB 1996 (Chapter 108); Frederick, HB 2438 (Chapter 491))
Tuition, in-state; illegal aliens not eligible therefor. Adding 23-7.4:01. (Patron-Cline, HB 2169 (I) See HB2623; Reid, HB 2623 (F); Miller, J.H., HB 2935 (I) See HB2623)
Tuition, in-state; prohibited for those who are not U.S. citizens. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 1961 (I) See HB2623; Hanger, SB 677 (CD))
Tuition, in-state; prohibited for those who are unlawfully present in U.S. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1204 (F))
Tuition, in-state; reduced for certain military members. Amending 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Suit, HB 1822 (Chapter 102))
Tuition, in-state; reduced for children of faculty and staff. Adding  23-7.1:03. (Patron-Deeds, SB 891 (I) See SB982)
Tuition, in-state; waiver thereof for children and spouses of certain public safety personnel. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Jones, D.C., HB 2604 (F))
Tuition, in-state; waiver thereof for children and spouses of certain public safety personnel, National Guard, etc. Amending 23-7.4:1. (Patron-Blevins, SB 1187 (Chapter 161))
Tuition, in-state; waiver thereof for eligible children and spouses of veterans, public safety personnel, and foreign students. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Poisson, HB 3145 (F))
Tuition, in-state; waiver thereof for military survivors and public safety personnel. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Janis, HB 2590 (F))
Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; created. Adding 23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:13. (Patron-Callahan, HB 1681 (Chapter 850); Stosch, SB 749 (Chapter 899))
University of Virginia; authorizes Board of Visitors to invest and manage nongeneral fund reserves. Amending  2.2-4343 and 23-76.1. (Patron-Fralin, HB 1740 (Chapter 434))
V. Earl Dickinson Tuition Assistance Grant Act; renames Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG) Act thereas. Amending  23-38.11 and 58.1-344.3. (Patron-Hull, HB 3193 (F))
Virginia Mathematics, Science, and Technology Education Grant Program; created. Adding  23-38.53:25 through 23-38.53:28. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2130 (F))
Virginia State University; commemorating its 125th anniversary. (Patron-Dance, HJR 735 (P); Lambert, SJR 477 (P))
Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets; commending. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 784 (P); Edwards, SJR 460 (P))
Voter registration; residence requirements for students at higher educational institutions. Amending  24.2-114 and 24.2-417.1. (Patron-Rapp, HB 3200 (F))
2007 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, Resolutions and Documents - For additional information, please contact the House of Delegates Information and Public Relations Office, P. O. Box 406, State Capitol, Richmond, Virginia 23218, telephone (804) 698-1500. Last updated 09/04/07