Higher Education, Virginia Commission on; Board appointments. (SB1085)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments. Clarifies that the Virginia Commission on Higher Education Board Appointments is required to evaluate potential appointees to higher education governing boards and to make recommendations to the Governor. Currently, these actions are considered powers and duties of the Commission and the Commission only makes recommendations upon the request of the Governor. The bill also requires the Commission to consider each list of qualified persons submitted to the Governor by the alumni association of any public institution of higher education. Read the Bill »


01/24/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13101805D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2013Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/24/2013Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (7-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)