SCHEV; membership to include representative of a historically black college or university. (HB566)

Introduced By

Del. Alex Askew (D-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Bonita Anthony (D-Norfolk)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; membership; representative of a historically black college or university. Requires the membership of the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to include at least one nonlegislative citizen member who has served as a chief executive officer of one of the Commonwealth's historically black colleges or universities. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2026. Read the Bill »


According to the fiscal impact statement, it is anticipated that HB566 will not have a state fiscal impact on the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia.

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Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24103116D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Education
01/22/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB566)
01/25/2024Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/29/2024House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (11-Y 0-N)
01/31/2024Reported from Education with amendment(s) (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2024Read first time
02/05/2024Read second time
02/05/2024Committee amendment agreed to
02/05/2024Engrossed by House as amended HB566E
02/05/2024Printed as engrossed 24103116D-E
02/06/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2024Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB566E)
02/16/2024Assigned Education and Health Sub: Higher Education
02/22/2024Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2024Read third time
02/26/2024Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB566ER)
02/29/2024Signed by Speaker
03/03/2024Signed by President
03/04/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB566ER)
03/11/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2024
03/11/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/28/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 195 (effective 7/1/26)
03/28/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0195)

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