Higher educational institutions; educational programs for members of board of visitors. (HB1303)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Governing boards of public institutions of higher education; educational programs for members; member reappointment. Prohibits the reappointment of any member of the board of visitors of a four-year public institution of higher education or the State Board for Community Colleges who fails to attend during his first four-year term the statutorily required educational programs provided by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia that address the role, duties, and responsibilities of such governing boards. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/21/2016 Committee
  • 01/21/2016 Presented and ordered printed 16104115D
  • 01/21/2016 Referred to Committee on Education
  • 01/26/2016 Impact statement from DPB (HB1303)
  • 01/29/2016 Assigned to sub: Higher Education
  • 01/29/2016 Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
  • 02/09/2016 Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2016 Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/10/2016 Committee substitute printed 16105336D-H1
  • 02/11/2016 Read first time
  • 02/12/2016 Read second time
  • 02/12/2016 Committee substitute agreed to 16105336D-H1
  • 02/12/2016 Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1303H1
  • 02/15/2016 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 02/15/2016 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/16/2016 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/16/2016 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/17/2016 Impact statement from DPB (HB1303H1)
  • 02/25/2016 Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/26/2016 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/29/2016 Read third time
  • 02/29/2016 Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/29/2016 Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2016 Enrolled
  • 03/02/2016 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1303ER)
  • 03/02/2016 Impact statement from DPB (HB1303ER)
  • 03/02/2016 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/05/2016 Signed by President
  • 03/07/2016 Signed by President
  • 03/07/2016 G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
  • 03/07/2016 Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/7/2016
  • 03/07/2016 G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
  • 03/25/2016 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 473 (effective 7/1/16)
  • 03/25/2016 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0473)