HB 685 Cybersecurity Student Loan Repayment Grant Program; established, report.
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Summary as passed House: (all summaries)

Cybersecurity Student Loan Repayment Grant Program established; report. Establishes the Cybersecurity Student Loan Repayment Grant Program, to be administered by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (the Council), whereby renewable grants of up to $20,000 of matching state and employer funds are provided on a competitive basis to an individual who (i) either (a) graduated within the past year from a public institution of higher education or regionally accredited private institution of higher education with an undergraduate or graduate degree in computer science or another academic program recognized by the Council to prepare an individual for a career in cybersecurity and who resides in the Commonwealth or (b) has served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States, was discharged or released within the past year from such service under conditions other than dishonorable, gained experience or received training in computer science during such service, and resides in the Commonwealth and (ii) accepts an offer of employment in a computer science position with any federal or state organization, including any federal or state military or defense organization, that is located in the Commonwealth or any private organization that contractually provides cybersecurity services for any such federal or state organization and that is located in the Commonwealth. The bill contains provisions relating to program administration and dissemination of information and reporting on the program.

Full text:
01/09/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100586D  pdf | impact statement
02/12/18  House: Printed as engrossed 18100586D-E  pdf | impact statement

House committee and floor amendments
Senate amendments
Senate amendments engrossed

01/09/18  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100586D
01/09/18  House: Referred to Committee on Science and Technology
01/22/18  House: Reported from Science and Technology with amendments (22-Y 0-N)
01/22/18  House: Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/18  House: Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/05/18  House: Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/09/18  House: Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N)
02/10/18  House: Read first time
02/12/18  House: Read second time
02/12/18  House: Committee amendments agreed to
02/12/18  House: Engrossed by House as amended HB685E
02/12/18  House: Printed as engrossed 18100586D-E
02/13/18  House: Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/13/18  House: VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/18  Senate: Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/21/18  Senate: Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
03/01/18  Senate: Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N)
03/02/18  Senate: Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N)
03/05/18  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/06/18  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/07/18  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/08/18  Senate: Read third time
03/08/18  Senate: Reading of amendment waived
03/08/18  Senate: Committee amendment agreed to
03/08/18  Senate: Passed by for the day
03/10/18  House: No further action taken
03/10/18  House: Failed to pass