Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; changes to grants. (HB568)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program; grants. Makes several changes to the Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program (Program), including adding requirements that (i) each student eligible for the Program receive a grant from the institution's appropriations for undergraduate student financial assistance before grants are awarded to students with equivalent remaining need, (ii) each eligible student receive a grant in an amount greater than other grants awarded to students with equivalent remaining need, (iii) each eligible student receive a Program grant in an amount greater than the grant of each eligible student with equivalent remaining need in the next-lowest class level, and (iv) each Program grant be determined by a proportionate award schedule adopted by each institution and vary according to each student's remaining need and the total of tuition, fees, and other necessary charges, including books. Amends § 23-38.53:6, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

03/03/2016: Passed the Senate

History

DateAction
01/11/2016Committee
01/11/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100689D
01/11/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/14/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Higher Education
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub: Subcommittee Higher Education
01/14/2016Assigned App. sub:
01/18/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/19/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB568)
01/20/2016Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2016Read first time
01/26/2016Read second time and engrossed
01/27/2016Read third time and passed House (97-Y 1-N)
01/27/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
01/28/2016Referred to Committee on Finance
03/01/2016Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2016Committee substitute printed 16105554D-S1
03/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Reading of substitute waived
03/03/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105554D-S1
03/03/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB568S1
03/03/2016Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (36-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2016Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Placed on Calendar
03/07/2016Senate substitute rejected by House 16105554D-S1 (2-Y 93-N)
03/07/2016VOTE: REJECTED (2-Y 93-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016Senate requested conference committee
03/09/2016House acceded to request
03/09/2016Conferees appointed by House
03/09/2016Delegates: Cox, Greason, Torian
03/10/2016Conferees appointed by Senate
03/10/2016Senators: Saslaw, Dunnavant, Carrico
03/11/2016No further action taken
03/11/2016Failed to pass in House

Video

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 54 seconds.

Transcript

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



Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights): THERE BE MORE AID AND I HOPE IT BE THE PLEASURE OF THE HOUSE.

[Unknown]: SHALL THE SENATE AGREE?

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights): AYE, TWO, NO, 93.