Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; Expected Family Contribution. (SB1026)

Introduced By

Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program; Expected Family Contribution. Broadens eligibility for the Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program by including students whose Expected Family Contribution, as calculated by the federal government using the family's financial information reported on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), is no more than $12,000. Currently the program is available only to students whose Expected Family Contribution is no more than $8,000. The bill does not affect additional eligibility requirements for the Two-Year College Transfer Grant Program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/04/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101631D
01/04/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1026)
01/19/2017Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2017Rereferred to Finance
01/25/2017Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Placed on Calendar
02/02/2017Read first time
02/02/2017Referred to Committee on Education
02/08/2017Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Read second time
02/10/2017Read third time
02/10/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/10/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1026ER)
02/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1026ER)
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/20/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 102 (effective 7/1/17)
02/20/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0102)