Medical school scholarships; expands eligibility for program. (SB717)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Health; medical school scholarships. Expands eligibility for the medical school scholarship program administered by the Board of Health for medical students who agree to practice in underserved areas of the Commonwealth to include students of any accredited medical school. Under current law, only students who attend medical schools in Virginia are eligible for the scholarship program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/08/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100724D
12/08/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/15/2015Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2015Read second time and engrossed
01/20/2015Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Impact statement from VDH (SB717)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Health, Welfare and Institutions
02/10/2015Assigned HWI sub: Subcommittee #3
02/12/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 0-N)
02/17/2015Reported from Health, Welfare and Institutions (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2015Read second time
02/19/2015Read third time
02/19/2015Passed by for the day
02/20/2015Read third time
02/20/2015Pending question ordered
02/20/2015Passed House (92-Y 4-N)
02/20/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB717ER)
02/25/2015Impact statement from VDH (SB717ER)
02/25/2015Signed by Speaker
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/26/2015Signed by President
02/26/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/26/15
02/26/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 532 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0532)