Higher educational institutions, public; tuition and fee increases, public comment. (SB1261)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patrons Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian), and Sen. Siobhan Dunnavant (R-Henrico)


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, prior to a vote on an increase in undergraduate tuition or mandatory fees, to permit public comment on the proposed increase at a meeting of the governing board. The bill requires each such governing board to establish policies for such public comment, which may include reasonable time limitations. Read the Bill »


01/24/2019: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/06/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101881D
01/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/16/2019Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/24/2019Incorporated by Education and Health (SB1118-Petersen) (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB1118.