Comprehensive community colleges, certain; veterans advisors and veterans resource centers. (HB450)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Comprehensive community colleges; veterans advisors and veterans resource centers. Requires each comprehensive community college in the Commonwealth to employ at least one full-time veterans advisor to provide comprehensive and intensive enrollment and advising services to current and prospective students who are veterans and establish a veterans resource center on campus to provide access to federal and state veterans resources; serve as a quiet place for veterans to study; enable veterans to connect to other veterans, helping them renew the bonds of military service; and be the central hub for all activities on campus related to veterans. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2016Committee
01/07/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102118D
01/07/2016Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Higher Education
01/15/2016Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee Higher Education
01/15/2016Assigned Education sub:
01/19/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB450)
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2016Assigned to sub: Higher Education
02/01/2016Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/01/2016Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 0-N)
02/10/2016Reported from Appropriations with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2016Committee substitute printed 16105259D-H1
02/12/2016Read first time
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105259D-H1
02/15/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB450H1
02/16/2016Read third time and passed House (97-Y 2-N)
02/16/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB450H1)
02/17/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/25/2016Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2016Rereferred to Finance
03/02/2016Reported from Finance (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2016Enrolled
03/07/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB450ER)
03/07/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB450ER)
03/07/2016Signed by Speaker
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/09/2016Signed by President
03/09/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/9/2016
03/09/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/25/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 503 (effective 7/1/16)
03/25/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0503)

Video

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 40 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

VETERANS RESOURCE CENTERS, REPORTED FROM THE COMMUNITY OF EDUCATION, COMMITTEE ON APPROPRIATIONS WITH A SUBSTITUTE ON THE 10th.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA BEACH, MR. TAYLOR. I WOULD MOVE THE COMMITTEE

Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach): THANK YOU, MR. SPEAKER. SUBSTITUTE FROM APPROPRIATIONS.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE QUESTION IS ON ADOPTION. AS MANY AS FAVOR THAT MOTION WILL SAY AYE; THOSE OPPOSED, NO. SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. GENTLEMAN FROM VIRGINIA BEACH.

Del. Scott Taylor (R-Virginia Beach): HOUSE BILL 450 SIMPLY SAYS THAT EACH OF THE SEVEN COMPREHENSIVE COMMUNITY COLLEGES WITH THE HIGHEST NUMBER OF ENROLLED STUDENTS WHO ARE VETERANS WILL HIRE A FULL-TIME ADVISOR TO PROVIDE ENROLLMENT AND ADVISORY SERVICES AND HELP THE VETERANS NAVIGATE FEDERAL AND STATE RESOURCES. I WOULD MOVE THAT THE BODY MOVE AND ENGROSSES THE BILL.