Higher education; prohibits any percentage increase in in-state tuition for undergraduate students. (SB373)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; in-state tuition. Prohibits any percentage increase in in-state tuition or instructional fees for undergraduate students at Virginia's public institutions of higher education that exceeds 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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102834D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2018Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/25/2018Committee substitute printed to LIS only 18105932D-S1
01/25/2018Incorporates SB377 (DeSteph)
01/25/2018Incorporates SB577 (DeSteph)
01/25/2018Incorporates SB836 (DeSteph)
01/25/2018Incorporates SB749 (Sturtevant)
01/25/2018Continued to 2019 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
11/30/2018Left in Education and Health