Higher educational institutions, public; tuition and fee increases, notice to students and public. (SB824)

Introduced By

Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; tuition and fee increases; public comment. Prohibits the governing board of each public institution of higher education from approving an increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees without providing students and the public an opportunity to provide public comment at a board meeting at least 30 days prior to any vote on such an increase. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


  • 01/15/2018 Presented and ordered printed 18104883D
  • 01/15/2018 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 01/17/2018 Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
  • 01/18/2018 Impact statement from DPB (SB824)
  • 02/01/2018 Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/01/2018 Committee substitute printed 18106011D-S1
  • 02/01/2018 Rereferred to Finance
  • 02/05/2018 Impact statement from DPB (SB824S1)
  • 02/07/2018 Passed by indefinitely in Finance (13-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)

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