HB 2427 Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; changes to Program, Commonwealth Award grants.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants. Makes several changes to the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program, including adding requirements that (i) each student eligible for the Program receive a grant from the institution's appropriations for undergraduate student financial assistance before Commonwealth Award grants are awarded to students with equivalent remaining need, (ii) each eligible student receive a Program grant in an amount greater than Commonwealth Award grants awarded to students with equivalent remaining need, (iii) each eligible student receive a Program grant in an amount greater than the grant of each eligible student with equivalent remaining need in the next-lowest class level, and (iv) each Program grant be determined by a proportionate award schedule adopted by each institution and vary according to each student's remaining need and the total of tuition, fees, and other necessary charges, including books. This bill is identical to SB 1527.

Full text:
01/19/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17104206D  pdf | impact statement
02/01/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104960D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2427ER)  pdf
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0325)  pdf

Status:
01/19/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17104206D
01/19/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/20/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/30/17  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (20-Y 0-N)
02/01/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17104960D-H1
02/03/17  House: Read first time
02/06/17  House: Read second time
02/06/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17104960D-H1
02/06/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2427H1
02/07/17  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Finance
02/14/17  Senate: Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N)
02/15/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Read third time
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  House: Enrolled
02/20/17  House: Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2427ER)
02/20/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/21/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/21/17  House: Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 325 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0325)