Higher educational institutions, public; tuition and fees, foster care youth. (HB2350)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Alfonso Lopez (D-Arlington)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Public institutions of higher education; tuition and fees; foster care youth. Requires each associate degree-granting public institution of higher education (i.e., Richard Bland College and each comprehensive community college) and each baccalaureate public institution of higher education to provide a grant for the payment of tuition and certain fees for any Virginia student who (i) (a) has received a high school diploma or has passed a high school equivalency examination approved by the Board of Education and was in foster care or in the custody of the Department of Social Services or is considered a special needs adoption at the time such diploma or certificate was awarded or (b) was in foster care when he turned 18 and subsequently received a high school diploma or passed a high school equivalency examination approved by the Board of Education and (ii) meets certain other criteria. Under current law, such grants are limited to tuition and fees for Virginia students who are enrolled at comprehensive community colleges. Read the Bill »

Status

01/14/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Appropriations Committee

History

DateAction
01/08/2019Committee
01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101393D
01/08/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/14/2019Assigned App. sub: Higher Education

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