Higher educational institutions, public; tuition and mandatory fee waivers. (HB1371)

Introduced By

Del. Cheryl Turpin (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. John Bell (D-Chantilly), and Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; tuition and mandatory fee waivers; certain veterans. Provides that a veteran, as defined in the bill, is entitled to a waiver of undergraduate tuition and mandatory fees for up to 150 credit hours at any public institution of higher education if (i) he resided in the Commonwealth for at least six months immediately preceding his entrance into service in the Armed Forces of the United States, (ii) he served on active duty in the Armed Forces of the United States for at least one year, (iii) he returned to reside in the Commonwealth within six months of his discharge from service in the Armed Forces of the United States, and (iv) he resides in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2018Presented and ordered printed 18100520D
01/12/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/19/2018Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1371)
02/05/2018Subcommittee recommends passing by indefinitely (5-Y 3-N)
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations