Community colleges; enrollment policies. (SB849)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Stanley (R-Moneta)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Community colleges; enrollment policies. Requires the State Board for Community Colleges to develop policies directing community colleges to offer any open seat in any career or technical education course that is not at full capacity to (i) students enrolled in public high schools that are located in the region served by the community college and (ii) individuals who (a) reside in the region served by the community college, (b) are unemployed at the time of enrollment or have an annual household income that does not exceed 100 percent of the federal poverty level, and (c) have registered for job services with the Virginia Workforce Connection. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/05/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100719D
01/05/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/22/2015Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2015Committee substitute printed 15104071D-S1
01/22/2015Rereferred to Finance
01/27/2015Reported from Finance with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2015Read second time
01/29/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/29/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104071D-S1
01/29/2015Reading of amendment waived
01/29/2015Committee amendment agreed to
01/29/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB849ES1
01/29/2015Printed as engrossed 15104071D-ES1
01/30/2015Read third time and passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB849ES1)
02/06/2015Placed on Calendar
02/06/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Referred to Committee on Education
02/09/2015Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/18/2015Tabled in Education


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 2 minutes.