Surviving spouses of military members; eligibility for in-state tuition charges. (HB776)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg) with support from co-patron Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Surviving spouses; eligibility for in-state tuition charges. Waives the requirement that the factors presented in support of entitlement to in-state tuition must exist for the one-year period prior to the date of the alleged entitlement for spouses of certain military members who were killed in action, are missing in action, or are prisoners of war. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/07/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100481D
01/07/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/21/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2014Read first time
01/29/2014Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2014Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2014VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB776)
02/20/2014Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/24/2014Read third time
02/24/2014Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB776ER)
02/26/2014Signed by Speaker
02/28/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB776ER)
02/28/2014Signed by President
03/27/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 341 (effective 7/1/14)
03/27/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0341)