Higher Education, State Council of; publication of graduate employment rates on its website. (HB639)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Higher education; publication of graduate employment rates.  Requires public and private nonprofit institutions of higher education to publish data on the proportion of graduates with employment at 18 months and five years after the date of graduation. The data shall provide the rate of employment, percentage of employment in the Commonwealth, whether such employment is full time or part time, average salary, major and degree program, and average higher education-related debt of graduates. Amends § 23-9.2:3.04, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

  • 01/11/2012 Committee
  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103676D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee on Education
  • 01/18/2012 Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
  • 01/24/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 1-N)
  • 01/26/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB639)
  • 01/30/2012 Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/30/2012 Committee substitute printed 12104641D-H1
  • 01/31/2012 Read first time
  • 02/01/2012 Read second time
  • 02/01/2012 Committee substitute agreed to 12104641D-H1
  • 02/01/2012 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB639H1
  • 02/02/2012 Read third time and passed House (95-Y 5-N)
  • 02/02/2012 VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/03/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/03/2012 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/07/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB639H1)
  • 02/15/2012 Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
  • 02/23/2012 Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2012 Passed by for the day
  • 02/24/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/27/2012 Read third time
  • 02/27/2012 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Enrolled
  • 03/02/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB639ER)
  • 03/02/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB639ER)
  • 03/02/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/05/2012 Signed by President
  • 04/09/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 694 (effective 7/1/12)
  • 04/09/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0694)

In the News

State to Publish College Grads’ Employment Rates

May 14, 2012
RICHMOND – Under a new law, state officials will publish online the employment rates and average salaries for graduates from each institution of higher education in Virginia. Prospective students and their parents will be able to see the statistics for each program and type of degree at each school.