Higher Education Advisory Committee; higher education funding, report. (HB499)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Higher Education Funding Review Commission established; duties. Directs the Secretary of Education to convene the Virginia Higher Education Funding Review Commission as an advisory commission to provide advice and make recommendations on higher education costs, funding needs, and appropriations in Virginia, as specified in the bill, with the Secretary of Education serving ex officio without voting privileges. The bill directs the Commission to consult with national and state policy experts and institutional innovators in other states and consider trends in the implementation of various outcomes-based funding models and to account for institutional differences. The Commission shall also seek input from within the Commonwealth, including industry leaders, consumer advocacy groups, and representatives of public doctoral institutions, comprehensive institutions, and comprehensive community colleges. The Commission shall submit a preliminary report and any related recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations and the Senate Committee on Finance and Appropriations by November 1, 2020, with a final report by July 1, 2021. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/03/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20104240D
01/03/2020Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2020Assigned Education sub: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 1-N)
02/03/2020Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Reported from Education with substitute (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2020Committee substitute printed 20107592D-H1
02/05/2020Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2020Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
02/07/2020Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (8-Y 0-N)
02/11/2020Left in Appropriations

Post a Public Comment About this Bill

if you have one

(Limited HTML is OK: <a>, <em>, <strong>, <s>)