Higher education; in-state tuition. (SB1546)

Introduced By

Sen. Glen Sturtevant (R-Midlothian) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; in-state tuition. Prohibits, without the prior statutory approval of the General Assembly, any percentage increase in in-state tuition for undergraduate students at Virginia's public institutions of higher education that exceeds twice the annual percentage increase, as determined by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, in the Average Consumer Price Index for all items, all urban consumers (CPI-U), as published by the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor, from January 1 through December 31 of the year immediately preceding the affected year. Read the Bill »


01/24/2019: Incorporated into Another Bill


01/08/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19102813D
01/08/2019Referred 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)
01/24/2019Impact statement from DPB (SB1546)