Higher education institutions; prohibiting admission of illegal aliens. (HB892)

Introduced By

Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton) with support from 13 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox), Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Bill Fralin (R-Roanoke), Del. Todd Gilbert (R-Woodstock), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. John Welch (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Tommy Wright (R-Victoria), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Prohibiting admission of illegal aliens to public institutions of higher education. Provides that persons who are unlawfully present in the country may not be admitted to any public institution of higher education in Virginia. This bill has been incorporated into H.B. 262. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062310304
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Education
01/30/2006Incorporated by Education (HB262-Hargrove)
01/30/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (HB892)