Higher educational institutions; tuition waiver for dependent children of faculty. (SB633)

Introduced By

Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; tuition waiver for dependent children of faculty. Authorizes public institutions of higher education to grant full or partial tuition waivers to dependent students of faculty members employed by the institution, to be paid out of the institution's nongeneral funds. The bill would also authorize public institutions to enter into reciprocal agreements that would allow the dependents of faculty to use waivers at other public institutions that are party to the agreement. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/17/2014Presented and ordered printed 14103171D
01/17/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/28/2014Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/29/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB633)
01/30/2014Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/04/2014Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
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 (6-Y 3-N)
02/25/2014Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/26/2014Reported from Education (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2014Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/28/2014Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
03/03/2014Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
03/04/2014Left in Appropriations


This bill mentions Norfolk, Norfolk State University, Norfolk, Old Dominion University, Norfolk, Tarrallton Community Park, Norfolk, University of Virginia-Wise, Wise, Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Radford University, Radford, Richard Bland College, Petersburg, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Virginia State University, Petersburg, College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Longwood University, Farmville, Virginia Military Institute, Lexington, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, University of Mary Washington, Fredericksburg, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, George Mason University, Fairfax, Larchmont.


Ray Fitz writes:

What about staff? If they are not included, this shall not pass!