Higher education; students and student organizations, remedies for certain violations. (HB406)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Higher education; students and student organizations; remedies for certain violations. Permits any student or student organization aggrieved by a violation of certain provisions of law relating to campus free speech by a public institution of higher education or any employee of such institution acting in his official capacity to (i) bring a cause of action against such institution or employee for appropriate relief, including injunctive relief, monetary damages, reasonable attorney fees, and court costs; (ii) assert such violation as a defense or counterclaim in any disciplinary action or civil or administrative proceeding brought against such student or student organization; and (iii) pursue any other remedy available to such student or student organization. Read the Bill »


01/19/2022: Awaiting a Vote in the Education Committee


01/11/2022Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/22 22103237D
01/11/2022Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2022Assigned Education sub: Higher Education

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