Uniform Certificate of General Studies; credits earned in academic subject area coursework. (HB441)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Uniform Certificate of General Studies.  Clarifies that credits earned in academic subject area coursework as part of the Uniform Certificate of General Studies shall be transferable to a four-year public institution of higher education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101704D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/16/2012Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2012Read first time
01/18/2012Read second time and engrossed
01/19/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
01/19/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/20/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
01/20/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2012Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB441ER)
02/22/2012Signed by Speaker
02/22/2012Signed by President
03/07/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 142 (effective 7/1/12)
03/07/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0142)


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.