Higher educational institutions; recognized student organizations. (HB803)

Introduced By

Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; students and officially recognized student organizations; right to representation at proceedings; appeal. Requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to develop a procedure for disciplinary proceedings involving students and officially recognized student organizations at public institutions of higher education that in most cases affords students and officially recognized student organizations alleged to have violated a public institution of higher education's policies for the conduct of students the right to (i) be represented by an advocate for the duration of any disciplinary proceeding, appeal, or other institutional proceeding regarding the alleged violation and (ii) appeal adverse findings. The bill sets forth other evidentiary rules and procedures relating to such proceedings. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102278D
01/12/2016Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Higher Education
01/19/2016Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Education