SB 1527 Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; changes to Program, Commonwealth Award grants.
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Summary as passed: (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 HB 2427.

Full text:
01/20/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103881D  pdf | impact statement
02/13/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105424D-H1  pdf | impact statement
02/22/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1527ER)  pdf | impact statement
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)  pdf

Status:
01/20/17  Senate: Presented and ordered printed 17103881D
01/20/17  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/17  Senate: Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
01/26/17  Senate: Rereferred to Finance
02/01/17  Senate: Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N)
02/02/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  Senate: Read second time and engrossed
02/03/17  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/17  Senate: Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/08/17  House: Placed on Calendar
02/08/17  House: Read first time
02/08/17  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/17  House: Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/13/17  House: Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N)
02/13/17  House: Committee substitute printed 17105424D-H1
02/14/17  House: Read second time
02/15/17  House: Passed by for the day
02/16/17  House: Read third time
02/16/17  House: Committee substitute agreed to 17105424D-H1
02/16/17  House: Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1527H1
02/16/17  House: Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/16/17  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: House substitute agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/17  Senate: Title replaced 17105424D-H1
02/22/17  Senate: Enrolled
02/22/17  Senate: Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1527ER)
02/22/17  Senate: Signed by President
02/22/17  House: Signed by Speaker
02/23/17  Senate: Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
02/23/17  Governor: Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/17  Governor: Approved by Governor-Chapter 335 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/17  Governor: Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0335)