Higher educational institutions; Governor may remove any board member with or without cause. (HB1272)

Introduced By

Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governor; removal of board members; public institutions of higher education. Provides that the Governor may remove any member of the board of any public institution of higher education or other educational institution in Virginia with or without cause. Under current law, the Governor may remove a board member for malfeasance, misfeasance, incompetence, or gross neglect of duty. Read the Bill »


02/05/2014: passed committee


01/23/2014Unanimous consent to introduce
01/23/2014Presented and ordered printed 14104316D
01/23/2014Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/27/2014Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #4
01/30/2014Referred from General Laws
01/30/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/31/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/04/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/05/2014Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2014Committee substitute printed 14104664D-H1
02/06/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Passed by for the day
02/10/2014Read second time
02/10/2014Passed by until Wednesday, February 12, 2014
03/08/2014No further action taken
03/08/2014Failed to pass in House