Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2024; created. (HB711)

Introduced By

Del. Luke Torian (D-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Bonds for public institutions of higher learning; emergency. Authorizes issuance of bonds in an amount up to $124,285,000 for revenue-producing capital projects at James Madison University, Virginia State University, and The College of William and Mary in Virginia. The bill contains an emergency clause and is identical to SB 599. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2024Prefiled and ordered printed with emergency clause; offered 01/10/24 24102811D
01/09/2024Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/17/2024Assigned App. sub: General Government and Capital Outlay
01/19/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB711)
01/29/2024Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (7-Y 0-N)
01/31/2024Reported from Appropriations 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 HB711E
02/05/2024Printed as engrossed 24102811D-E
02/06/2024Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/06/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB711E)
02/06/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2024Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2024Referred to Committee on Finance and Appropriations
02/27/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/27/2024Reported from Finance and Appropriations (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2024Read third time
02/28/2024Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2024Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB711ER)
03/05/2024Impact statement from DPB (HB711ER)
03/05/2024Signed by Speaker
03/07/2024Signed by President
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
04/04/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 450 (effective 4/4/24)
04/04/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0450)

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