Higher educational institutions; automatic acceptance of certain students applying for admission. (HB1608)

Introduced By

Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Automatic acceptance to institutions of higher education. Directs the governing boards of public institutions of higher education to provide for the automatic acceptance of those resident students applying for admission who have graduated from a public or private high school in Virginia with a grade point average in the top 10 percent of such student's graduating class and have been honorably discharged from service in the United States Armed Forces, the United States Armed Forces Reserves, the Virginia National Guard, or the Virginia National Guard Reserve. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/12/2008Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 089777688
01/06/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1608)
01/20/2009Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
01/20/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/10/2009Left in Education