Higher educational institutions; primary duties of members of governing boards. (SB1353)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; members of governing boards; duties. Provides that the primary duty of any member of a governing board of a public institution of higher education is to the Commonwealth. The bill requires that the educational programs for the governing boards of public institutions of higher education, developed by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, shall include presentations on such primary duty. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17102869D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1353)
01/23/2017Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/26/2017Reported from Education and Health (11-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2017Passed by indefinitely in Finance (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)