In-state tuition; dependents of active duty military personnel shall be eligible to receive. (HB695)

Introduced By

Del. Terrie Suit (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 44 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Vince Callahan (R-McLean), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Bill Fralin (R-Roanoke), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Frank Hargrove (R-Glen Allen), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jack Reid (R-Richmond), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Jim Shuler (D-Blacksburg), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), Del. Leo Wardrup (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke), Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


In-state tuition for dependents of active duty military personnel. Provides that all dependents of active duty military personnel assigned to a permanent duty station in Virginia who reside in Virginia shall be deemed to be domiciled in the Commonwealth for purposes of eligibility for in-state tuition and shall be eligible to receive in-state tuition in Virginia. All dependents of such military personnel receiving in-state tuition shall be afforded the same educational benefits as any other individual receiving in-state tuition so long as they are continuously enrolled in an institution of higher education in Virginia or are transferring between Virginia institutions of higher education. This bill incorporates H.B. 482, H.B. 1135, and H.B. 1270. This bill is identical to S.B. 121. Read the Bill »


04/06/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 060275520
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2006Assigned to Education sub-committee: Higher Education (Rust)
01/30/2006Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2006Committee substitute printed 060304520-H1
02/02/2006Assigned App. sub: Higher Education (Morgan)
02/08/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB695H1)
02/10/2006Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N)
02/11/2006Read first time
02/13/2006Read second time
02/13/2006Committee substitute agreed to 060304520-H1
02/13/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB695H1
02/14/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to Senate
02/15/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
03/02/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
03/03/2006VOTE: (38-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006Read third time
03/06/2006Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
03/06/2006Rereferred to Finance
03/06/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB695ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
03/22/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB695ER)
04/06/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 783 (effective 7/1/06)
04/17/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0783)