Higher educational institutions, public; tuition and mandatory fee waivers, survivors of sex crimes. (HB1975)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Rush (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; tuition and mandatory fee waivers; survivors of criminal sexual assault and certain other sex crimes. Declares eligible for counseling at no cost and a waiver of tuition and mandatory fees at any public institution of higher education any individual who, when he was under the age of 18 and a resident of the Commonwealth, became the victim of criminal sexual assault, sex trafficking, or child pornography, as evidenced by the conviction of the perpetrator of such crime. The bill provides that any individual who receives such waiver and counseling shall remain eligible if he maintains a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 or its equivalent. Read the Bill »


01/15/2021: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee


01/11/2021Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/21 21100931D
01/11/2021Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2021Assigned Education sub: Post-Secondary and Higher Ed

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