Commissioned officers; tuition-free instruction at higher educational institutions. (HB132)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Commissioned officers; tuition-free instruction. Adds the departments of emergency management, emergency services, public safety, and disaster management to the list of departments at state institutions of higher education in which commissioned officers of the organized militia and the Governor's military staff may receive instruction for a period not exceeding 10 months without being required to pay any fee or charge for tuition. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/18/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100961D
12/18/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/14/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
01/20/2014Reported from Education with amendment (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2014Read first time
01/22/2014Read second time
01/22/2014Committee amendment agreed to
01/22/2014Engrossed by House as amended HB132E
01/22/2014Printed as engrossed 14100961D-E
01/23/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/23/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/24/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/27/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB132E)
02/18/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/27/2014Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Read third time
03/03/2014Reading of amendment waived
03/03/2014Committee amendment agreed to
03/03/2014Engrossed by Senate as amended
03/03/2014Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N)
03/03/2014Placed on Calendar
03/04/2014Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
03/04/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB132ER)
03/06/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB132ER)
03/06/2014Signed by Speaker
03/09/2014Signed by President
04/07/2014Governor's recommendation received by House
04/22/2014Placed on Calendar
04/23/2014House concurred in Governor's recommendation (97-Y 0-N)
04/23/2014VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N)
04/23/2014Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N)
04/23/2014G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/23/2014Reenrolled bill text (HB132ER2)
04/23/2014Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/23/2014Signed by President as reenrolled
04/23/2014Enacted, Chapter 778 (effective 7/1/14)
04/23/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0778)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.