Tuition, in-state; waiver of one-year residency requirement for veterans. (SB824)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Eligibility for in-state tuition; waiver of one-year residency requirement.  Authorizes certain veterans who elect to establish Virginia as their permanent residence for domiciliary purposes to establish immediate residency in Virginia and become eligible for in-state tuition, rather than waiting the required one-year period. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101236D
01/06/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/12/2011Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/20/2011Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2011Committee substitute printed 11104438D-S1
01/20/2011Incorporates SB1289
01/20/2011Incorporates SB1391
01/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (35-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB824S1)
01/24/2011Read second time
01/24/2011Reading of substitute waived
01/24/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104438D-S1
01/24/2011Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB824S1
01/25/2011Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2011Placed on Calendar
02/07/2011Read first time
02/07/2011Referred to Committee on Education
02/09/2011Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2011Read second time
02/11/2011Read third time
02/11/2011Passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2011Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB824ER)
02/15/2011Signed by Speaker
02/16/2011Signed by President
02/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (SB824ER)
03/10/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 44 (effective 7/1/11)
03/10/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0044)


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 35 seconds.