Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program; those awarded may be used to cover certain costs. (HB1227)

Introduced By

Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program.  Provides that scholarships awarded through the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Program may be used to cover the costs of professional degree programs and mandatory fees. This bill also clarifies that awards may be granted for part-time or full-time attendance in approved education programs for no more than the minimum number of credit hours required to complete the program requirements. The bill makes certain clarifying technical amendments to facilitate the Committee's work. This bill is a recommendation of the Brown v. Board of Education Scholarship Awards Committee. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2010Presented and ordered printed 10102987D
01/15/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
02/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1227)
02/11/2010Reported from Rules with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2010Committee substitute printed 10104878D-H1
02/14/2010Read first time
02/15/2010Read second time
02/15/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104878D-H1
02/15/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1227H1
02/16/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/16/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2010Referred to Committee on Rules
02/23/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1227H1)
03/05/2010Reported from Rules (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Read third time
03/09/2010Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1227ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/23/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1227ER)
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 579 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0579)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 50 seconds.