Higher educational institutions; campus safety, governing board of certain educational institutions. (HB690)

Introduced By

Del. Israel O'Quinn (R-Bristol)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Institutions of higher education; campus safety; governing boards of certain educational institutions; employment of security services and personnel authorized. Authorizes the governing board of certain educational institutions, including the A.L. Philpott Manufacturing Extension Partnership, the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, the New College Institute, the Roanoke Higher Education Authority, the Southern Virginia Higher Education Center, and the Southwest Virginia Higher Education Center, to establish and maintain a campus security department and to employ security personnel. Under current law, the governing board of any such educational institution is only authorized to contract for security services. This bill is identical to SB 613. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24103255D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2024Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends continuing to 2025
01/31/2024Continued to 2025 in Education
02/05/2024Reconsidered by Education by voice vote
02/05/2024Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/05/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting (11-Y 0-N)
02/07/2024Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2024Read first time
02/12/2024Read second time and engrossed
02/13/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/13/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2024Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/19/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB690)
02/23/2024Assigned Education and Health Sub: Higher Education
02/26/2024Senate subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
02/29/2024Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/29/2024Committee substitute printed 24108259D-S1
03/01/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2024Read third time
03/04/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB690S1)
03/04/2024Reading of substitute waived
03/04/2024Committee substitute agreed to 24108259D-S1
03/04/2024Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB690S1
03/04/2024Passed Senate with substitute (39-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024Senate substitute agreed to by House 24108259D-S1 (99-Y 0-N)
03/05/2024VOTE: Adoption (99-Y 0-N)
03/25/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB690ER)
03/25/2024Signed by President
03/26/2024Signed by Speaker
03/27/2024Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 27, 2024
03/27/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 8, 2024
03/28/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB690ER)
03/28/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 202 (effective 7/1/24)
03/28/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0202)

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