Tuition; no charges for children of relocated military personnel. (HB240)

Introduced By

Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), and Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Education; no tuition charges for certain children of relocated military personnel. Provides that tuition shall not be charged to children of active members of the military who are ordered to locate to military housing located in a different school division than the one the child is attending at the time of the order to relocate. Such children shall be allowed to continue attending school in the school division they attended immediately prior to the relocation and shall not be charged tuition for attending such school. The school division in which such children are enrolled subsequent to their relocation to base housing are not responsible for providing for their transportation to and from school. Read the Bill »


03/24/2006: signed by governor


01/03/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060250520
01/03/2006Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2006Assigned to Education sub-committee: Students and Daycare (Carrico)
01/25/2006Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Read first time
01/27/2006Read second time
01/27/2006Committee amendment agreed to
01/27/2006Engrossed by House as amended HB240E
01/27/2006Printed as engrossed 060250520-E
01/30/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Communicated to Senate
01/31/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB240E)
02/23/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/24/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Read third time
02/27/2006Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/27/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB240ER)
03/07/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB240ER)
03/07/2006Signed by Speaker
03/08/2006Signed by President
03/24/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 188 (effective 7/1/06)
04/03/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0188)