Higher ed. institutions; expands eligibility for in-state tuition to certain dependents of military. (SB857)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; in-state tuition for military dependents. Expands eligibility for in-state tuition to certain dependents of active duty military personnel, or activated or temporarily mobilized reservists or guard members, who are either (i) assigned unaccompanied orders and immediately prior to receiving such unaccompanied orders were assigned to a permanent duty station or workplace geographically located in Virginia, or in a state contiguous to Virginia or the District of Columbia, and resided in Virginia or (ii) assigned unaccompanied orders with Virginia listed as the designated place move. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100925D
01/03/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/10/2013Rereferred from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/10/2013Rereferred to Finance
01/15/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB857)
01/29/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB857)
01/29/2013Reported from Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2013Bills placed in block (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/08/2013Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/11/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/13/2013Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Read second time
02/15/2013Read third time
02/15/2013Passed House BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/15/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB857ER)
02/20/2013Signed by Speaker
02/21/2013Signed by President
02/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB857ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 139 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0139)


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.