Higher educational institutions; JLARC to study cost efficiency and opportunities to reduce cost. (HJ108)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Gordon Helsel (R-Poquoson), Del. Keith Hodges (R-Urbanna), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Study; JLARC to study cost efficiency in higher education; report.  Directs the Joint Legislative Audit and Review Commission to study the cost efficiency of the Commonwealth's institutions of higher education and to identify opportunities to reduce the cost of public higher education in Virginia. This is a two-year study ending in November 2014. Read the Bill »


02/28/2012: Passed the Senate


  • 01/11/2012 Committee
  • 01/11/2012 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100296D
  • 01/11/2012 Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 01/20/2012 Assigned Rules sub: Studies
  • 02/02/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting (5-Y 0-N)
  • 02/07/2012 Reported from Rules (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/10/2012 Taken up
  • 02/10/2012 Engrossed by House
  • 02/10/2012 Agreed to by House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 2-N)
  • 02/10/2012 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE ADOPTION (95-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/13/2012 Reading waived
  • 02/13/2012 Referred to Committee on Rules
  • 02/24/2012 Reported from Rules
  • 02/27/2012 Reading waived (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/28/2012 Read third time
  • 02/28/2012 Agreed to by Senate by voice vote
  • 02/29/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HJ108ER)


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 40 seconds.