Higher education; students' personal information. (SB242)

Introduced By

Sen. Jeff McWaters (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; students' personal information. Prohibits public institutions of higher education from selling, trading, releasing, or otherwise distributing students' personal information, including names, addresses, phone numbers, and social security numbers, to third-party vendors. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14100349D
01/03/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/08/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/08/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/20/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB242)
01/23/2014Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2014Committee substitute printed 14103941D-S1
01/23/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB242)
01/24/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (34-Y 0-N)
01/27/2014Read second time
01/27/2014Reading of substitute waived
01/27/2014Committee substitute agreed to 14103941D-S1
01/27/2014Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB242S1
01/28/2014Passed by for the day
01/29/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB242S1)
02/07/2014Placed on Calendar
02/07/2014Read first time
02/07/2014Referred to Committee on Education
02/07/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/26/2014Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2014Read second time
02/28/2014Read third time
02/28/2014Committee amendment agreed to
02/28/2014Passed by for the day
03/03/2014Read third time
03/03/2014Passed by for the day
03/04/2014Passed by for the day
03/05/2014Read third time
03/05/2014Engrossed by House as amended
03/05/2014Passed House with amendment (90-Y 4-N)
03/05/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (90-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2014House amendment agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N)
03/07/2014Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB242ER)
03/07/2014Signed by Speaker
03/10/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB242ER)
03/10/2014Signed by President
04/07/2014G Approved by Governor-Chapter 748 (effective 7/1/14)
04/07/2014G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0748)


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 3 minutes.