Business advisory committee; established. (SB898)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill DeSteph (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public institutions of higher education; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; business advisory committee. Establishes a business advisory committee, consisting of business and industry leaders in the Commonwealth, to advise the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia regarding the approval of new academic programs at public institutions of higher education in relation to current workforce and industry needs in the Commonwealth and other relevant topics deemed fit by the committee. Appointments shall be based on recommendations made by the Council, the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Education, the Senate Committee on Education and Health, and the Senate Committee on Finance in a manner to ensure broad representation from among various industries. Ad hoc members may be added as needed to advise the committee on specific industry needs. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103232D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2020Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/30/2020Continued to 2021 in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
12/04/2020Left in Education and Health

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The following bills are identical to this one: HB1584.

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