Tuition, in-state; eligibility for certain military personnel and dependents. (SB121)

Introduced By

Sen. Jay O'Brien (R-Clifton)


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 is identical to HB 695. Read the Bill »


04/06/2006: signed by governor


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 065626784
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB121)
02/09/2006Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)
02/09/2006Rereferred to Finance
02/09/2006Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/13/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Read second time
02/14/2006Reading of amendment waived
02/14/2006Committee amendment agreed to
02/14/2006Engrossed by Senate as amended SB121E
02/14/2006Printed as engrossed 065626784-E
02/14/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: (39-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/14/2006Communicated to House
02/15/2006Placed on Calendar
02/15/2006Read first time
02/15/2006Referred to Committee on Education
02/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB121E)
03/01/2006Assigned Education sub: Higher Education (Rust)
03/01/2006Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N)
03/01/2006Referred to Committee on Appropriations
03/06/2006Reported from Appropriations with substitute (24-Y 0-N)
03/07/2006Committee substitute printed 065391260-H1
03/07/2006Read second time
03/08/2006Read third time
03/08/2006Committee substitute agreed to 065391260-H1
03/08/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB121H1
03/08/2006Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
03/08/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N)
03/09/2006House substitute agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N)
03/09/2006VOTE: (37-Y 0-N)
03/15/2006Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB121ER)
03/15/2006Fiscal impact statement from DPB (SB121ER)
03/15/2006Signed by Speaker
03/16/2006Signed by President
04/06/2006G Approved by Governor-Chapter 797 (effective 7/1/06)
04/17/2006G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0797)