Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2012; created. (HB54)

Introduced By

Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford) with support from 9 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bonds; capital projects at institutions of higher learning.  Authorizes the issuance of bonds in an amount not to exceed $130,781,359 plus financing costs, pursuant to Article X, Section 9 (c) of the Constitution of Virginia, for paying costs of acquiring certain revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher learning. The bill declares that an emergency exists and it is effective upon passage. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/19/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100855D
12/19/2011Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/11/12 12100855D
12/19/2011Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/16/2012Assigned App. sub: Capital Outlay
01/18/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB54)
01/30/2012Reported from Appropriations with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Committee substitute printed 12104642D-H1
02/01/2012Read first time
02/02/2012Read second time
02/02/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104642D-H1
02/02/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB54H1
02/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB54H1)
02/03/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/03/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2012Referred to Committee on Finance
02/22/2012Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Read third time
02/24/2012Passed Senate (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2012Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB54ER)
03/01/2012Signed by Speaker
03/03/2012Signed by President
03/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB54ER)
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 490 (effective 4/4/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0490)


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 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB31.