Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee; established. (HB852)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Alcoholic beverage control; substance abuse prevention; Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee established. Directs the Board of Directors of the Virginia Alcoholic Beverage Control Authority (Board) to establish and appoint members to the Virginia Institutions of Higher Education Substance Use Advisory Committee (Advisory Committee). The bill provides that the goal of the Advisory Committee shall be to develop and update a statewide strategic plan for substance use education, prevention, and intervention at Virginia's public and private institutions of higher education. The bill provides that the Advisory Committee shall consist of representatives from Virginia's public and private institutions of higher education, including students and directors of student health, and such other members as the Board may deem appropriate. This bill is identical to SB 120. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18101329D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2018Assigned GL sub: Subcommittee #3
01/23/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/25/2018Reported from General Laws (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2018Read first time
01/30/2018Read second time and engrossed
01/31/2018Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/31/2018VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/01/2018Referred to Committee on Rehabilitation and Social Services
02/13/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB852)
02/16/2018Reported from Rehabilitation and Social Services (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2018Rereferred to Finance
02/20/2018Reported from Finance (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2018Read third time
02/22/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB852ER)
02/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB852ER)
02/26/2018Signed by Speaker
02/28/2018Signed by President
03/02/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 2, 2018
03/02/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 9, 2018
03/09/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 211 (effective 7/1/18)
03/09/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0211)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB120.