Higher Education, State Council of; publication of graduate employment rates on its website. (HB639)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; publication of graduate employment rates.  Requires public and private nonprofit institutions of higher education to publish data on the proportion of graduates with employment at 18 months and five years after the date of graduation. The data shall provide the rate of employment, percentage of employment in the Commonwealth, whether such employment is full time or part time, average salary, major and degree program, and average higher education-related debt of graduates. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12103676D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2012Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 1-N)
01/26/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB639)
01/30/2012Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Committee substitute printed 12104641D-H1
01/31/2012Read first time
02/01/2012Read second time
02/01/2012Committee substitute agreed to 12104641D-H1
02/01/2012Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB639H1
02/02/2012Read third time and passed House (95-Y 5-N)
02/02/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB639H1)
02/15/2012Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/23/2012Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Passed by for the day
02/24/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2012Read third time
02/27/2012Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB639ER)
03/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB639ER)
03/02/2012Signed by Speaker
03/05/2012Signed by President
04/09/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 694 (effective 7/1/12)
04/09/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0694)


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.