Higher educational institutions; joint subcommittee to study ways State may work closer therewith. (HJ91)

Introduced By

Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate

Description

Study; Partnership of public and private institutions of higher education to address Virginias educational and workforce needs; report. Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the partnership of Virginias public and private institutions of higher education to address the Commonwealths education and workforce needs. In conducting its study, the joint subcommittee shall investigate opportunities for public and private institutions of higher education to work collaboratively to address the projected enrollment demand. The joint subcommittee shall (i) review and consider the findings and implications of the enrollment projection report(s) by the State Council of Higher Education, (ii) determine current and projected workforce demands and the educational support required by business and industry; (iii) evaluate the need for change in institutional missions, programs and services, and fiscal and capacity requirements of the system of higher education, in order that Virginia may meet current and projected higher educational needs in the Commonwealth; (iv) develop alternatives and options to meet the projected enrollment demand; (v) recommend ways in which public and private institutions of higher education may partner with the Commonwealth to address the educational and workforce needs in Virginia; and (vi) consider such other related matters as may be necessary to conduct a comprehensive assessment of the implications of the projected enrollment demand. The joint subcommittee must submit its findings and recommendations to the 2009 Session of the General Assembly, and shall report its final findings and recommendations to the 2010 Session of the General Assembly. Read the Bill »

Status

03/12/2008: Passed the House

History

DateAction
01/07/2008Committee
01/07/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 084683528
01/07/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
02/05/2008Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2008Committee substitute printed 084222528-H1
02/08/2008Taken up
02/08/2008Committee substitute rejected 084222528-H1
02/08/2008Floor substitute printed 084242584-H2 (Jones, S.C.)
02/08/2008Substitute by Delegate Jones, S.C. agreed to 084242584-H2
02/08/2008Engrossed by House - floor substitute HJ91H2
02/08/2008Agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2008Communicated to Senate
02/11/2008Reading waived
02/11/2008Referred to Committee on Rules
03/03/2008Reported from Rules with amendment
03/04/2008Reading waived (38-Y 0-N)
03/04/2008Read third time
03/04/2008Reading of amendment waived
03/04/2008Committee amendment agreed to
03/04/2008Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/04/2008Agreed to by Senate with amendment by voice vote
03/05/2008Placed on Calendar
03/05/2008Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2008VOTE: --- ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N)
03/12/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ91ER)

Comments

Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Establishes a joint subcommittee to study the partnership of Virginia’s public and private institutions of higher education to address the Commonwealth’s education and workforce needs.