Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee; clarifies awarding of scholarship. (HB1529)

Introduced By

Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox) with support from co-patron Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee. Clarifies that the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee may reduce the scholarship award to any student to ensure that, when the award is added to other financial assistance received by the student, the award does not produce a total of financial assistance in excess of the annual costs of tuition, excluding fees and expenses, and textbooks. Currently, state law requires that the award shall not exceed these annual costs. This bill requires all approved educational agencies enrolling scholarship recipients and receiving award disbursements on the behalf of such students to notify the Committee and the State Council of Higher Education prior to the start of each term, regarding the total of other financial assistance received by such students. Also, technical amendments have been made to conform provisions pertaining to the dual enrollment of students to the established procedures, protocol, and requirements for dual enrollment of college level students as currently in effect in the Commonwealth. This bill is a recommendation of the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/18/2008Committee
01/18/2008Presented and ordered printed 084195400
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2008Reported from Rules (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2008Read first time
02/08/2008Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2008Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/11/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE #2 (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2008Communicated to Senate
02/12/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/2008Reported from Rules (13-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
03/06/2008Enrolled
03/06/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1529ER)
03/06/2008Signed by Speaker
03/09/2008Signed by President
03/27/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 680 (effective 7/1/08)