EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

(P) Passed (F) Failed (V) Vetoed (I) Incorporated into other legislation
(C) Carried over from 2008 Session (CD)Carried over from 2008 Session but died in Committee on or before December 4th


Assault and battery; penalty when against campus police officer. Amending  18.2-57. (Patron-Cline, HB 2633 (F))
Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; may be used to cover costs of required academic fees and graduate study at masters and doctoral levels. Amending  30-231.01 through 30-231.3 and 30-231.8. (Patron-Dance, HB 1893 (Chapter 444))
Campus police; allows any educational institution police officers not be governed by Personnel Act. Amending  2.2-2905 and 23-232. (Patron-Miller, J.C., SB 994 (Chapter 596))
Campus police; report of certain incidents to State Police. Amending  23-234. (Patron-Carrico, HB 1750 (F))
Classroom teachers; State Council of Higher Education and Community College System to study shortage thereof. (Patron-Tata, HJR 678 (P))
Coastal Energy Research Consortium; makes certain technical corrections to membership. Amending  67-600 through 67-604. (Patron-Wagner, SB 1346 (Chapter 575))
College Savings Plan; provides for exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc. Amending 2.2-3705.7, 2.2-3711, 23-9.2:3.03, 23-38.76, 23-38.77, 23-38.79, 23-38.80, 23-38.87, and 23-38.88; adding  23-38.79:1 and 23-38.87:1. (Patron-Cox, HB 2549 (Chapter 827))
College Savings Plan; provides for exclusion of certain financial records from Freedom of Information Act, etc., membership. Amending  2.2-3705.7, 2.2-3711, 23-9.2:3.03, 23-38.76, 23-38.77, 23-38.79, 23-38.80, 23-38.87, and 23-38.88; adding 23-38.79:1 and 23-38.87:1. (Patron-Miller, Y.B., SB 1251 (Chapter 845))
College Scholarship Assistance Program; State Council of Higher Education must collect a surcharge from each out-of-state student attending a public institution of higher education. Amending  23-38.48. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1638 (F))
Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. Adding 23-220.5, 23-220.6, and 23-220.7. (Patron-Dance, HB 1612 (F); Athey, HB 2327 (F); Edwards, SB 866 (I) See SB1118; Colgan, SB 1118 (F))
Concealed handguns; allows faculty members at state institutions of higher education to carry on campus. Adding  23-9.2:2.1. (Patron-Marshall, R.G., HB 1656 (F))
Course credit; students called to active military duty may receive full credit. Adding  23-9.2:3.7. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 1810 (Chapter 190))
Driver’s license, provisional; issuance to person less than 19 years old to attend institution of higher education. Amending 46.2-334.01. (Patron-Carrico, HB 1653 (Chapter 54))
Early Graduation Incentive Grant Program; established. Adding 23-38.53:25 through 23-38.53:29. (Patron-Saxman, HB 327 (CD); Saxman, HB 2082 (F))
Eastern Virginia Medical School; alters manner in which Board of Visitors is appointed. Amending Chapter 87, 2002 Acts and Chapter 658, 2008 Acts. (Patron-Joannou, HB 2433 (Chapter 820); Northam, SB 1249 (Chapter 844))
Emergency response plans; ensuring victims’ rights. Amending 22.1-279.8, 23-9.2:9, 32.1-111.3, 32.1-111.11, 44-146.18, and 44-146.19. (Patron-Shannon, HB 2612 (Chapter 222); Howell, SB 1150 (Chapter 269))
Financial aid programs, state; persons who have completed program of home school instruction and who have been excused from school attendance are eligible. Amending  23-7.1:02. (Patron-Cuccinelli, SB 1547 (Chapter 879))
George Mason University; board of visitors to enter into a memorandum of agreement with Fairfax County and City of Fairfax to appoint nonvoting, advisory community representatives to board. Amending  23-91.29. (Patron-Bulova, HB 1990 (F))
George Mason University; commending. (Patron-Herring, SJR 508 (P))
George Mason University; George Mason University, Loudoun County, and Town of Leesburg to study feasibility of establishing permanent campus. (Patron-Herring, SJR 329 (F))
Graduate teaching assistants; allows member in service to purchase retirement credit for prior service rendered at institution of higher education. Amending  51.1-142.2. (Patron-Stuart, SB 953 (F))
Grant program; modifies eligibility for certain individuals at a two-year higher educational institution. Amending  23-7.4:5. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1606 (I) See HB1599)
Grant program; modifies eligibility thereof for certain foster care and special needs adoption students. Amending  23-7.4:5. (Patron-Whipple, SB 1049 (Chapter 603))
Grants; modifies eligibility for certain individuals at a two-year higher educational institution. Amending  23-7.4:5. (Patron-Hamilton, HB 1599 (Chapter 430))
Higher education; increase of admission of in-state students at public institutions. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Albo, HB 1696 (F))
Higher education; joint subcommittee to study affordability in State. (Patron-Scott, J.M., HJR 705 (F))
Higher education; State Council of Higher Education to study feasibility of establishing a four-year degree-granting institution in City of Virginia Beach. (Patron-Tata, HJR 654 (F))
Higher Education, Council of; creation of nonstock corporation to support academic research. Adding  23-9.6:3. (Patron-Nutter, HB 987 (CD))
Higher Education, Council of; eliminates requirement to develop a strategic statewide plan to ensure an adequate supply of nurses. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 1665 (Chapter 56))
Higher Education, Council of; eliminates requirement to develop crisis and emergency management plan in establishing emergency services and disaster preparedness activities. Amending 23-9.6:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 1664 (Chapter 55))
Higher Education, Council of; shall appoint students enrolled at certain educational institutions to student advisory committee. Amending  23-9.3:1. (Patron-Tata, HB 1663 (Chapter 434))
Higher Education, Council of; task force to develop a plan to expand higher education teacher preparation programs for career and technical education. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Nutter, HB 2149 (F))
Higher Education, Council of; to develop guidelines for curriculum adjustments for developmentally challenged and disabled students that shall be implemented by all public two-year institutions. Amending  23-9.6:1. (Patron-Stuart, SB 977 (F))
Higher educational institutions; at least 80 percent of transfer students admitted to be Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Athey, HB 2324 (F))
Higher educational institutions; automatic acceptance of certain students applying for admission thereto. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Poisson, HB 1608 (F))
Higher educational institutions; governing body establish rules and regulations requiring at least 75 percent of students admitted be Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Hugo, HB 2475 (F))
Higher educational institutions; governing body thereof must establish rules and regulations requiring at least 70 percent of students admitted be Virginia domiciles. Amending  23-9.2:3. (Patron-Athey, HB 2325 (F))
Higher educational institutions; mental health record release authorization when enrolling. Amending  23-276.5; adding 23-2.2:2. (Patron-Peace, HB 752 (CD))
Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2009; created. (Patron-Putney, HB 1662 (Chapter 165); Colgan, SB 851 (Chapter 168))
Involuntary commitment hearings; accessibility of results by colleges and universities. Amending  37.2-819. (Patron-Peace, HB 751 (CD))
Jamestown-Yorktown Foundation; America’s 400th Anniversary Commemoration, report. Adding  23-290.1. (Patron-Howell, W.J., HB 2546 (Chapter 159))
Judicial performance evaluation program; Survey and Evaluation Research Laboratory of Center for Public Policy at Virginia Commonwealth University shall maintain, report. Amending 17.1-100. (Patron-Janis, HB 2526 (F))
Manufacturing Development Commission; increases size to 14 members by adding a representative of Norfolk State University or Virginia State University. Amending  30-275. (Patron-Wagner, SB 981 (Chapter 259))
Mutual aid agreements; institution of higher learning having police force appointed to enter therein for use of their joint forces to maintain peace and good order. Amending  15.2-1736. (Patron-Howell, A.T., HB 2123 (Chapter 461); Locke, SB 1093 (Chapter 609))
New College Institute and Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; exempt from provisions and requirements of Personnel Act. Amending  2.2-2905. (Patron-Reynolds, SB 918 (Chapter 589))
Northern Virginia Community College; commending. (Patron-Herring, SJR 508 (P))
Open Education Resource Center Grant Fund; established, development of two-year pilot program. (Patron-Peace, HB 1940 (Chapter 448); Watkins, SB 1173 (Chapter 615))
PRODUCED in Virginia program; UVA School of Engineering and Applied Science and Central Virginia Community College recognized for establishing. (Patron-Cosgrove, HJR 653 (P))
Registered voters; registration residence requirements for a person attending an accredited public or private institution of higher education located in State. Adding  24.2-417.2. (Patron-Smith, SB 829 (F))
Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) program; higher educational institutions encouraged to support by providing academic credit toward baccalaureate degree for participating students. (Patron-Cox, HR 39 (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 (CD))
Retirement System; removes cap on number of years of creditable service a member may purchase for prior service at private institution of higher education. Amending  51.1-142.2. (Patron-Vanderhye, HB 1998 (F))
Retirement System; teachers and administrative faculty of institutions of higher education with 10 years of service may make a one-time irrevocable election to transfer into. Amending  51.1-126. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1949 (F))
Roanoke Higher Education Authority; removes Ferrum College from and corrects name of College of Health Sciences thereon. Amending 23-231.15. (Patron-Edwards, SB 1017 (Chapter 598))
Southern Virginia Higher Education Center; exempt from requirements of Personnel Act. Amending  2.2-2905. (Patron-Hogan, HB 641 (CD))
Students, full-time; exemption from jury service while classes are in session. Amending  8.01-341.1. (Patron-Gear, HB 2045 (F))
Tuition assistance; member of National Guard have a minimum of two years remaining on his service requirement in order to receive a grant. Amending  23-7.4:2. (Patron-Amundson, HB 2342 (Chapter 470))
Tuition grants; provided for commercial crab fishermen attending a public two-year educational institution. Adding  23-7.4:6. (Patron-Lewis, HB 1924 (Chapter 447))
Tuition, in-state; any person who is member of Native American tribe recognized by State eligible therefor. Amending 23-7.4:2. (Patron-Morrissey, HB 2581 (F))
Tuition, in-state; denied to illegal aliens. Adding  23-7.4:01. (Patron-Hanger, SB 1037 (F))
Tuition, in-state; person holding a student or other temporary visa may establish eligibility by providing evidence. Amending 23-7.4. (Patron-Hull, HB 2616 (F))
Two-Year College Transfer Grant; increases annual amount thereof. Amending  23-38.10:11. (Patron-Caputo, HB 2295 (F); Stosch, SB 1240 (F))
Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; eligibility. Amending 23-38.10:10. (Patron-Deeds, SB 1214 (F))
University of Richmond football team; commending on its 2008 NCAA Division I National Championship. (Patron-Howell, W.J., HJR 776 (P); Marsh, SJR 382 (P))
University of Virginia; repeals requirement that board of visitors submit annual report of progress to General Assembly. Repealing  23-80. (Patron-Toscano, HB 1834 (Chapter 72))
Veterans; tuition waiver for certain. Amending  23-7.4:1. (Patron-Shannon, HB 1109 (CD))
Veterinarians, large animal; Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to study shortage thereof. (Patron-Peace, HJR 730 (P))
Virginia Intermont College; commemorating its 125th anniversary. (Patron-Wampler, SJR 415 (P))
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, The College of William and Mary, University of Virginia, and Virginia Commonwealth University; management agreements with State. Amending first, second, third, and fifth enactments of Chapters 933 and 943, 2006 Acts, and first and third enactments of Chapters 594 and 616, 2008 Acts. (Patron-Morgan, HB 2464 (Chapter 675); Edwards, SB 1156 (Chapter 685))
Virginia Tech football team; commending as Atlantic Coast Conference Champions and winners of 75th FedEx Orange Bowl. (Patron-Shuler, HJR 814 (P); Edwards, SJR 405 (P))
Virginia Universities Clean Energy Development and Economic Stimulus Foundation; created. Adding  23-299 through 23-302. (Patron-Bell, HB 2404 (F))
Visitors, boards of; The College of William and Mary, Virginia Commonwealth University, and Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University to invest and manage endowment funds, etc. Amending  2.2-4343; adding  23-44.1, 23-50.10:01, and 23-122.1. (Patron-Rust, HB 1725 (Chapter 737); Norment, SB 1395 (Chapter 767))
Voter registration; residence requirements for certain full-time students. Amending  24.2-101 and 24.2-417.1. (Patron-McClellan, HB 1978 (I) See HB1878)
Voter registration; residence requirements for full-time students enrolled in higher education institutions. Amending 24.2-417.1. (Patron-Shuler, HB 1630 (I) See HB1878)
William and Mary, The College of; management agreement with State. Amending second enactment of Chapters 933 and 943, 2006 Acts. (Patron-Norment, SB 705 (CD))