Community College Scholarship Match Program; created. (SB1118)

Introduced By

Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas) with support from 12 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Jackson Miller (R-Manassas), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Mark Herring (D-Leesburg), Sen. Toddy Puller (D-Mount Vernon), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Community College Scholarship Match Program. Establishes the Community College Scholarship Match Program to provide matching funds to community college foundations and the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education. Funds may be paid on the basis of one dollar of state general fund appropriation for every one dollar donated by corporations beginning on July 1, 2010, with state appropriations not to exceed $5 million in any fiscal year. These funds shall be used to award scholarships to students who (i) are domiciled residents of Virginia and (ii) are enrolled in a Virginia community college. The bill contains a delayed effective date of July 1, 2010. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 090672212
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2009Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1118)
01/29/2009Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2009Committee substitute printed 094132212-S1
01/29/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (SB1118S1)
02/05/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read second time
02/10/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/10/2009Committee substitute agreed to 094132212-S1
02/10/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/10/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/10/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB1118ES1
02/10/2009Printed as engrossed 094132212-ES1
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Placed on Calendar
02/13/2009Read first time
02/13/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/16/2009Assigned App. sub: Higher Education (Morgan)
02/23/2009Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/28/2009Left in Appropriations