Online Virginia Network Authority; established, membership, report. (HB2262)

Introduced By

Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights) with support from co-patron Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst)

Progress

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

Description

Online Virginia Network Authority established. Establishes the Online Virginia Network Authority (the Authority) as an educational institution in the Commonwealth to act as the coordinating and administering entity for the delivery of each online course, degree program, and credential program offered by a public institution of higher education or a consortium of public institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth. The bill requires the Authority to be governed by a 17-member board that consists of six members of the House of Delegates appointed by the Speaker of the House of Delegates, four members of the Senate appointed by the Senate Committee on Rules, three nonlegislative citizen members appointed by the Governor, two nonlegislative citizen members appointed by the board of visitors of George Mason University, and two nonlegislative citizen members appointed by the board of visitors of Old Dominion University. The bill sets forth the duties of the Authority, including determining tuition and fee rates and establishing a seamless enrollment and course scheduling infrastructure. The bill grants the Authority operational flexibility in the areas of procurement and information technology, provided that the Authority adopts and complies with certain policies. Amends § 2.2-2101, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Committee
01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17100631D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/16/2017Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2262)
01/30/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2017Reported from Appropriations with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Committee substitute printed 17104913D-H1
02/03/2017Read first time
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104913D-H1
02/06/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2262H1
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2017Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/14/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2262H1)
02/16/2017Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/16/2017Reported from Finance with substitute (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Committee substitute printed 17105591D-S1
02/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2262S1)
02/20/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Read third time
02/21/2017Reading of substitute waived
02/21/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105591D-S1
02/21/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2262S1
02/21/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Placed on Calendar
02/22/2017Senate substitute rejected by House 17105591D-S1 (0-Y 100-N)
02/22/2017VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 100-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Senate insisted on substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Senate requested conference committee
02/23/2017House acceded to request
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by House
02/23/2017Delegates: Cox, Greason, Torian
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/2017Senators: Newman, Saslaw, Chase
02/24/2017C Amended by conference committee
02/24/2017Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Conference report agreed to by House (95-Y 0-N)
02/24/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Enrolled
03/07/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2262ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/20/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2262ER)
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 686 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0686)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Transcript

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

CONTINUING WITH THE CALENDAR. PAGE 29, HOUSE BILL 1663. A BILL TO AMEND THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATING TO NORTHERN VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE, COMPUTER SCIENCE TRAINING AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES FOR PUBLIC SCHOOL TEACHERS. BILL PASSED THE HOUSE FEBRUARY 7, SUBSEQUENTLY THE SENATE WITH A SUBSTITUTE WHICH IS BEFORE THE BODY. SENATOR FROM LOUDOUN, SPEAKER. MR. GREASON.

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls): MR. SPEAKER, THE SENATE VERSION OF THIS BILL IS IN CONFERENCE. I WOULD ASK WE REJECT THE AMENDMENTS, AND PUT THIS ONE