Comprehensive community colleges; tuition grants and fees for certain individuals. (HB1848)

Introduced By

Del. Daun Hester (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Comprehensive community colleges; tuition grants. Provides that certain Virginia students who were in foster care or in the custody of the Department of Social Services or considered a special needs adoption and are enrolled in a noncredit workforce credential training program in a comprehensive community college may qualify for a grant for the payment of tuition and fees. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101497D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1848)
01/20/2017Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/24/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/24/2017Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2017Reported from Education (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/25/2017Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/01/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/01/2017Reported from Appropriations (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2017Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1848ER)
02/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1848ER)
02/23/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 318 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0318)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1032 and HB2299.