Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of; expands purpose, increases membership, etc. (HB2311)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia. Changes the State Council of Higher Education by (i) expanding its purpose, (ii) altering its membership and setting forth the qualifications of appointees, and (iii) requiring the presidents of the public institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth to present information and comment on issues of common interest at each meeting of the Council. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2013Presented and ordered printed 13103960D
01/18/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/22/2013Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
01/23/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2311)
01/29/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 0-N)
01/30/2013Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Committee substitute printed 13104680D-H1
01/31/2013Read first time
02/01/2013Read second time
02/01/2013Committee substitute agreed to 13104680D-H1
02/01/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2311H1
02/04/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2311H1)
02/04/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/04/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/05/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2013Reported from Education and Health with amendment (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2013Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Placed on Calendar
02/19/2013Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/19/2013VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2311ER)
02/23/2013Signed by Speaker
02/23/2013Signed by President
02/26/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2311ER)
03/20/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 605 (effective 7/1/13)
03/20/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0605)


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.