Veterans; tuition waiver for certain. (HB1109)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Shannon (D-Vienna) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Charlottesville), Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Tuition waiver; certain veterans. Provides for the waiver of tuition and fees, in excess of federal educational benefits available to the student for the semester in which the student is enrolled, for eligible veterans under certain conditions. The individual institution must determine the eligibility of the applicant for the waiver and must also ascertain that the recipient is in attendance and making satisfactory progress. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 083347724
01/09/2008Referred to Committee on Education
01/22/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB1109)
01/28/2008Reported from Education with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2008Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2008Assigned App. sub: Higher Education (Morgan)
02/04/2008Continued to 2009 in Appropriations