TANF Scholarship Pilot Program; VCCS to establish & administer. (HB455)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean)

Progress

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

Description

Virginia Community College System; Temporary Assistance for Needy Families Scholarship Pilot Program. Directs the Virginia Community College System (VCCS) to establish and administer a two-year Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF) Scholarship Pilot Program, beginning in 2020, for the purpose of providing access to postsecondary educational opportunities to students living in poverty. The Program would provide scholarships to select comprehensive community colleges in the maximum amount of $4,000 per year to 200 selected students who meet TANF eligibility requirements. The Program would be funded by the unexpended balance in federal TANF block grant funds. The bill directs VCCS to report to the Governor and the General Assembly no later than December 1 of each year of the Program regarding the effectiveness of and other information about the Program. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/03/2020Committee
01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102167D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 1-N)
01/29/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB455)
02/03/2020Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/03/2020Reported from Education (20-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/04/2020Assigned App. sub: Health & Human Resources
02/05/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 1-N)
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations

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