Higher educational institutions; policies related to student nonpayment to be established. (HB703)

Introduced By

Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station) with support from co-patrons Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Joe May (R-Leesburg), and Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; policies related to student nonpayment.  Provides that the board of visitors of every public institution of higher education shall establish policies requiring the registrar to place an administrative hold on student registration, records, and grades for a period of at least three months prior to referring a student account to collections for nonpayment. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12101632D
01/11/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2012Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
02/07/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
02/08/2012Reported from Education with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2012Read first time
02/10/2012Read second time
02/10/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/10/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB703E
02/10/2012Printed as engrossed 12101632D-E
02/13/2012Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/13/2012VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/21/2012Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
03/01/2012Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2012Read third time
03/05/2012Reading of amendment waived
03/05/2012Committee amendment agreed to
03/05/2012Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/05/2012Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2012Placed on Calendar
03/07/2012Senate amendment agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
03/07/2012VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB703ER)
03/09/2012Signed by Speaker
03/10/2012Signed by President
04/06/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 658 (effective 7/1/12)
04/06/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0658)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.