Boards of visitors; requirements for members of four-year public higher educational institutions. (SB856)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Boards of visitors; rectors and terms. Requires members of boards of visitors of four-year public institutions of higher education to have served four years on the board prior to being elected or appointed rector. The bill stipulates that such rectors shall serve four-year terms. The bill also changes the terms of all visitors from four years to six years. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


01/28/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/02/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102892D
01/02/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/09/2013Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB856)
01/28/2013Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (10-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)