SCHEV; policy on course credit at higher educational institutions. (HB1336)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from 23 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Mark Berg (R-Winchester), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Manoli Loupassi (R-Richmond), Del. Bob Marshall (R-Manassas), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall), Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg), Del. David Yancey (R-Newport News), Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; policy on course credit at public institutions of higher education for certain examinations. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, in consultation with the governing board of each public institution of higher education, to establish a uniform policy for granting undergraduate course credit to entering freshman students who have taken one or more Advanced Placement, Cambridge Advanced (A/AS), College-Level Examination Program (CLEP), or International Baccalaureate examinations and repeals the current law under which such governing boards individually implement such policies. The bill requires SCHEV and each public institution of higher education to make the policy available to the public on its website. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2016. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/25/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100703D
11/25/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/16/2015Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/16/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1336)
01/28/2015Reported from Education (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2015Read third time and passed House (95-Y 3-N)
02/02/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (95-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2015Reported from Education and Health (9-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Read third time
02/16/2015Passed Senate (31-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1336ER)
02/19/2015Signed by Speaker
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
02/24/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1336ER)
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 578 (effective 7/1/16)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0578)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.