Commonwealth of Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Bond Act of 2016; created. (SB61)

Introduced By

Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon) with support from co-patron Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bonds for institutions of higher education. Authorizes issuance of bonds pursuant to Article X, Section 9 (c) of the Constitution of Virginia in an amount up to $14,387,000 plus financing costs for revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher education. The bill contains an emergency clause. Read the Bill »


04/08/2016: signed by governor


12/17/2015Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/13/16 16100466D
12/17/2015Referred to Committee on Finance
01/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB61)
02/11/2016Reported from Finance with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Committee substitute printed 16105424D-S1
02/15/2016Read second time
02/15/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/15/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105424D-S1
02/15/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB61S1
02/15/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2016Passed Senate (34-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB61S1)
02/17/2016Placed on Calendar
02/17/2016Read first time
02/17/2016Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/22/2016Assigned App. sub: General Government & Capital Outlay
02/29/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/29/2016Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2016Read second time
03/03/2016Read third time
03/03/2016Passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
03/03/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB61ER)
03/04/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB61ER)
03/04/2016Signed by Speaker
03/07/2016Signed by President
03/08/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/08/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/8/2016
03/08/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
04/08/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 731 (effective 4/8/16)
04/08/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0731)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 6 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1063.