Veteran Student Transition Grant Fund and Program; established. (HB1275)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; Veteran Student Transition Grant Fund and Program. Establishes the Veteran Student Transition Grant Fund as a special nonreverting fund in the state treasury and requires the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to establish the Veteran Student Transition Grant Program for the purpose of providing grants from the Fund on a competitive basis to a public institution of higher education, private institution of higher education, or group of such institutions that proposes a new and innovative program or research project relating to improving the transition of veteran students from military to higher education or from higher education to the civilian workforce. Read the Bill »


02/14/2020: In Subcommittee


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100538D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1275)
02/03/2020Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/03/2020Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/05/2020Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Read first time
02/07/2020Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2020Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2020VOTE: Passage (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2020Assigned Education sub: Higher Education

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