Higher educational institutions; military reinstatement guidelines. (HB1647)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; military reinstatement guidelines.  Updates language requiring the State Council of Higher Education to issue and update military reinstatement guidelines to allow reinstatement for students whose service in the uniformed services has required sudden withdrawal or prolonged absence from enrollment in a public institution of higher education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101231D
01/10/2011Referred to Committee on Education
01/17/2011Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/18/2011Read first time
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1647)
01/19/2011Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/20/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
01/21/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2011Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2011Read third time
02/14/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1647ER)
02/17/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1647ER)
02/17/2011Signed by Speaker
02/20/2011Signed by President
03/09/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 27 (effective 7/1/11)
03/09/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0027)


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 55 seconds.