In-state tuition; eligibility of members of Virginia National Guard residing in state. (HB644)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach) with support from 30 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Randy Minchew (R-Leesburg), Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton), Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Margaret Ransone (R-Kinsale), Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


In-state tuition; members of the Virginia National Guard. Provides that any member of the Virginia National Guard residing in Virginia shall be eligible for in-state tuition at a public institution of higher education. This is broader than the current provision, which requires a guard member to be (i) activated or mobilized or on temporary active orders for six months or more, (ii) stationed or assigned by military service to a work location in Virginia, and (iii) residing in Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12102360D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2012Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
01/20/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB644)
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/24/2012Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2012Reported from Education with amendment (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2012Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2012Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/20/2012Left in Appropriations