Higher education; increase of admission of in-state students at public institutions. (HB1696)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Admission of in-state students at public institutions of higher education. Provides that the board of visitors or other governing body of each public institution of higher education must establish rules and regulations increasing the number of admitted Virginia domiciles 1.3 percent annually until the number of admitted Virginia domiciles reaches 80 percent of all admitted students. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098115404
01/05/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/2009Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
01/27/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1696)
01/27/2009Subcommittee recommends referring to Appropriations by voice vote
02/02/2009Referred from Education
02/02/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2009Assigned App. sub: Higher Education (Morgan)
02/10/2009Left in Appropriations


Dean J writes:

Some UVa students shared an article about this bill from the W&M paper on another forum and I thought I'd post the link here: http://flathatnews.com/content/69735/wm-may-be-80-percent-virginians

Interesting comments from both Del. Albo and W&M students.