Higher educational institutions, public; tuition and fee increases, public comment. (HB2173)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; tuition and fee increases; public comment. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to establish policies for the public to comment directly to a quorum of such governing board in a live, real-time setting on any proposed increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees within the 30-day period prior to any vote on such increase. The bill permits such policies to include (i) reasonable limits on an individual public comment and total time reserved for public comment and (ii) additional electronic means for the public to communicate with such governing board. Read the Bill »


01/18/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101632D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3

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