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EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incoporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over to 2009 Session


Blue Ridge Community College Students in Free Enterprise team; commending. (Patron-Landes, HJR 267 (P); Hanger, SJR 78 (P))
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee; clarifies awarding of scholarship. Amending  30-231.3 and 30-231.8. (Patron-Abbitt, HB 1529 (Chapter 680))
Campus police; report of certain incidents to local law-enforcement agency. Amending  23-234. (Patron-Alexander, HB 577 (F))
Career coaches; Board for Community Colleges to establish guidelines for placement in public high schools. Amending 22.1-209, 23-214, and 23-218. (Patron-Nutter, HB 980 (F))
College Building Authority; certain projects financed thereby. Amending  2.2-1503.2. (Patron-Colgan, SB 795 (F))
Colleges and universities; joint subcommittee to study merits of operating in State year-round. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 99 (I) See HJR91)
Community College Education, Foundation for; voluntary contribution to be deposited for State residents. Amending  58.1-344.3. (Patron-Bell, HB 1000 (Chapter 313))
Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. Adding 23-220.5, 23-220.6, and 23-220.7. (Patron-Landes, HB 117 (F); Dance, HB 512 (F); Athey, HB 1293 (F); Edwards, SB 125 (F))
Dependent Children of University and College Faculty Tuition Grant Program; created. Adding  23-7.4:6. (Patron-Edwards, SB 126 (F))
Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; established for purpose of providing grants to students. Adding  23-38.53:25 through 23-38.53:29. (Patron-Saxman, HB 327 (C))
Eastern Virginia Medical School; length of term for Board of Visitors. Amending Chapter 87, 2002 Acts. (Patron-Stolle, SB 613 (Chapter 658))
Economic Development Partnership Authority; adds Chancellor of Community College System to board of directors. Amending 2.2-2235. (Patron-Caputo, HB 731 (Chapter 787))
Educational Facilities Bond Act of 2008; created. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 594 (F); Colgan, SB 581 (F))
Embalmers and funeral directors; continuing education. Amending 54.1-2816.1. (Patron-Massie, HB 1521 (Chapter 396))
Foster Care Scholarship Program and Fund; created. Adding 23-38.10:14, 23-38.10:15, and 23-38.10:16. (Patron-Ward, HB 812 (F))
Fraudulent academic credentials; misdemeanor to use to obtain employment, promotion, licensure, etc. Amending  23-276.1, 23-276.10, and 23-276.12. (Patron-Tata, HB 766 (Chapter 856))
Freedom of Information Act; exemptions for certain records of higher educational institutions. Amending  2.2-3705.4. (Patron-Oder, HB 407 (Chapter 665); Houck, SB 130 (Chapter 561))
Frontier Culture Museum; allowed to lease structures on state property, with Governor’s consent and allows to accept donations gathered by American Frontier Culture Foundation. Amending 23-298. (Patron-Hanger, SB 746 (Chapter 242))
Higher Education Board Appointments, Commission on; removes sunset provision. Repealing  2.2-2523. (Patron-Tata, HB 776 (Chapter 50); Houck, SB 302 (I) See SB683; Norment, SB 683 (Chapter 710))
Higher educational institutions; admission of in-state students. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1011 (F))
Higher educational institutions; alien unlawfully present in United States shall not be eligible for admission thereto. Amending 23-9.2:3. (Patron-Peace, HB 14 (F))
Higher educational institutions; anyone failing to register for selective service shall not be eligible for admittance thereto. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Albo, HB 37 (F))
Higher educational institutions; automatic admission to certain students. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Poisson, HB 165 (F))
Higher educational institutions; birth certificate required for admission, report. Amending  23-2.1:2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 425 (I) See HB14)
Higher educational institutions; board of visitors or governing body to establish threat assessment team. Adding  23-9.2:9. (Patron-Nutter, HB 1316 (I) See HB1449)
Higher educational institutions; board of visitors or governing body to establish violence prevention committee. Adding 23-9.2:9. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 539 (Chapter 533))
Higher educational institutions; crisis and emergency management plans. Amending  44-146.18; adding  23-9.2:9. (Patron-Shuler, HB 489 (I) See HB1449; Ebbin, HB 1268 (I) See HB1449; Deeds, SB 256 (Chapter 526))
Higher educational institutions; crisis and emergency management plans. Amending  44-146.18; adding  23-9.2:9, 23-9.2:10, and 23-9.2:11. (Patron-Crockett-Stark, HB 1449 (Chapter 450))
Higher educational institutions; enrollment of aliens. Amending 23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hargrove, HB 123 (I) See HB14; Vogel, SB 781 (F))
Higher educational institutions; establish first warning and emergency notification system required. Adding  23-9.2:9. (Patron-Obenshain, SB 538 (Chapter 413))
Higher educational institutions; establishing policies to provide single-sex housing to students. Adding  23-7.6. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 672 (F))
Higher educational institutions; mental health record release authorization when enrolling. Amending  23-276.5; adding 23-2.2:2. (Patron-Peace, HB 752 (C))
Higher educational institutions; notification to parent of mental health treatment for student. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Bell, HB 1005 (Chapter 441); Fralin, HB 1251 (I) See HB1005)
Higher educational institutions; operational authority therefor in information technology, procurement and capital projects, report. Amending  23-38.90. (Patron-Putney, HB 1390 (Chapter 824); Houck, SB 442 (Chapter 829))
Higher educational institutions; optional retirement plan for certain employees. Amending  51.1-126. (Patron-Shuler, HB 482 (F); Edwards, SB 128 (F))
Higher educational institutions; policies addressing student loan vendors. Adding  23-4.3:2. (Patron-McEachin, SB 510 (Chapter 624))
Higher educational institutions; possession of concealed handguns by faculty members. Adding  23-9.2:2.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 424 (F))
Higher educational institutions; prohibits certain individuals from eligibility for in-state tuition. Amending  23-7.4. (Patron-Hanger, SB 652 (F))
Higher educational institutions; release of educational records. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1058 (Chapter 495))
Higher educational institutions; requesting complete student record from high school. Adding  23-2.1:3. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 636 (Chapter 571))
Higher educational institutions; requires each to report to State Council of Higher Education for Virginia on steps taken to ensure academic freedom, etc. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Landes, HB 118 (F))
Higher educational institutions; retirement plan for teachers and administrative faculty. Amending  51.1-126. (Patron-Shuler, HB 483 (F); Edwards, SB 127 (F))
Higher educational institutions; sexual violence prevention. Adding  23-9.4:1. (Patron-Oder, HB 300 (F))
Higher educational institutions; tuition waiver for senior citizens. Amending  23-38.56. (Patron-Amundson, HB 1060 (F))
Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2008; created. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 31 (Chapter 207); Colgan, SB 31 (Chapter 604))
Higher educational institutions, online; State Council of Higher Education to study feasibility of establishing. (Patron-Poisson, HJR 43 (F))
Higher educational institutions, private, nonprofit; joint subcommittee to study ways State may work closer therewith to meet education needs. (Patron-Hamilton, HJR 91 (P))
Illegal aliens; ineligibility for in-state tuition and educational benefits. Adding  23-7.4:01. (Patron-Hugo, HB 1010 (I) See HB14; Vogel, SB 434 (F))
Income tax, corporate; higher education research and development tax credit. Adding  58.1-439.12:02. (Patron-Moran, HB 1194 (I) See HB125)
International education; recognizing importance in higher educational institutions. (Patron-Tata, HJR 247 (F); Quayle, SJR 130 (F))
International education programs; encouraging higher educational institutions to enhance opportunities therefor. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 128 (F))
Involuntary commitment hearings; accessibility of results by colleges and universities. Amending  37.2-819. (Patron-Peace, HB 751 (C))
James Madison University; commemorating its 100th anniversary. (Patron-Hanger, SJR 184 (P))
Longwood University; increases number of members of board of visitors. Amending  23-185. (Patron-Ruff, SB 98 (Chapter 399))
Parental notification; student’s receipt of mental health treatment. Amending  22.1-272.1 and 23-9.2:3. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 671 (I) See HB1005)
Pharmacists; continuing education requirements. Amending 2.2-4002 and 54.1-3314.1. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1128 (Chapter 672))
Real Estate Board; extension of deadline for compliance with education and continuing education requirements. (Patron-Stuart, SB 374 (F))
Rescue squads, police departments, fire departments, sheriff’s offices, and state and federal agencies; commending those that responded to the tragedy of April 16, 2007, at Virginia Tech. (Patron-Nutter, HJR 466 (P))
Retail Sales and Use Tax; exemptions for school textbooks extended to students attending colleges and other institutions of learning. Amending  58.1-609.10. (Patron-Peace, HB 1326 (C); Martin, SB 392 (Chapter 569))
Retirement System; retired members working at public colleges and universities to continue receiving retirement allowance. Amending  51.1-155. (Patron-Caputo, HB 739 (F); Ingram, HB 790 (F))
Richard Bland College; integrates into Community College System. Amending  23-31, 23-40, 23-49.1, and 23-214; adding 23-49.1:2. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 204 (F))
Richard Bland College; specified as governmental instrumentality. Amending  23-14. (Patron-Cox, HB 1438 (Chapter 56))
Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes Virginia Intermont College from Board of Trustees. Amending  23-231.15. (Patron-Edwards, SB 219 (Chapter 236))
Science and Engineering Graduates, Joint Subcommittee Studying Shortage of; continued. (Patron-Purkey, HJR 115 (I) See HJR90)
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; exempt from requirements of Personnel Act. Amending  2.2-2905. (Patron-Hogan, HB 641 (C))
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; creation of nonstock corporation to support academic research. Adding 23-9.6:3. (Patron-Nutter, HB 987 (C))
Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; expands program to award scholarships to candidates pursuing careers in career and technical education. Amending  22.1-290.01. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 506 (Chapter 48); Blevins, SB 169 (Chapter 141))
Teaching Scholarship Loan Program; expands program to include those teacher candidates pursuing an endorsement in math or science discipline. Amending  22.1-290.01. (Patron-Saxman, HB 1165 (F))
Tidewater Community College; commemorating its 40th anniversary. (Patron-Miller, P.J., HJR 418 (P))
Tuition Assistance Grants; eligibility for students attending Edward Via Virginia College of Osteopathic Medicine. (Patron-Nutter, HB 979 (Chapter 670))
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel. Amending  23-7.4 and 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Suit, HB 524 (Chapter 723))
Tuition, in-state; eligibility for Native Americans. Amending 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1373 (F))
Tuition, in-state; reclassification of student. Amending 23-7.4:3. (Patron-Albo, HB 167 (F))
Two-Year College Transfer Grant; clarification for eligibility. Amending  23-38.10:8 through 23-38.10:11 and 23-38.10:13. (Patron-Stosch, SB 148 (F))
University of Mary Washington and James Madison University; commemorating their 100th anniversary. (Patron-Howell, W.J., HJR 197 (P))
University of Virginia; appointment of board of visitors. Amending  23-70. (Patron-Bell, HB 989 (Chapter 55); Saslaw, SB 569 (Chapter 155))
University of Virginia Hospital Auxiliary; commemorating its 100th anniversary. (Patron-Toscano, HJR 23 (P))
Verification, legal presence; public schools and higher education. Amending  23-9.2:3; adding  22.1-4.4. (Patron-Hanger, SB 745 (F))
Veterans; tuition waiver for certain. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1109 (C))
Virginia Commonwealth University; commemorating its 40th anniversary. (Patron-McEachin, SJR 40 (P))
Virginia Commonwealth University; management agreement with State. (Patron-Jones, S.C., HB 1124 (Chapter 594); Watkins, SB 358 (Chapter 616))
Virginia Commonwealth University Day; designating as July 1, 2008. (Patron-McEachin, SJR 41 (P))
Virginia Commonwealth University Institute for Women’s Health; commending. (Patron-McClellan, HJR 78 (P))
Virginia Museum of Natural History and Science Museum of Virginia; consolidation thereof. Amending  2.2-215, 2.2-2905, 2.2-3711, 10.1-2136, 23-239, 23-243, 23-250 through 23-253; adding 23-253.01, 23-253.02, and 23-253.03; repealing  10.1-2000 through 10.1-2012. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 182 (F))
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University; board of visitors to convey certain property to Virginia Tech Foundation, Inc. (Patron-Nutter, HB 978 (Chapter 223); Edwards, SB 119 (Chapter 560))
Virginia State University; increases number of members of Board of Visitors. Amending  23-165.4. (Patron-Dance, HB 513 (Chapter 465); Martin, SB 389 (Chapter 477))
Virginia Tech football team; commending. (Patron-Edwards, SJR 144 (P))
William and Mary Board of Visitors; election by alumni. Amending 23-41 and 23-42. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 427 (F))
William and Mary, College of; management agreement with State. Amending second enactment of Chapters 933 and 943, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Norment, SB 705 (C))
2008 Cumulative Index of Bills, Joint Resolutions, and Resolutions - 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 12/19/08