Higher Education for Virginia, State Council of; membership, effective date. (SB159)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer Boysko (D-Herndon)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; membership. 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 an accredited nonprofit private institution of higher education whose primary purpose is to provide collegiate, graduate, or professional education and not to provide religious training or theological education. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2026, and is identical to HB 1044. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/05/2024Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/24 24100442D
01/05/2024Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/12/2024Assigned Education and Health Sub: Higher Education
01/18/2024Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/19/2024Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB159)
01/22/2024Read second time and engrossed
01/23/2024Read third time and passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2024Placed on Calendar
02/13/2024Read first time
02/13/2024Referred to Committee on Education
02/14/2024Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2024Read second time
02/19/2024Read third time
02/19/2024Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/19/2024VOTE: Block Vote Passage (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2024Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB159ER)
02/21/2024Signed by Speaker
02/24/2024Signed by President
02/26/2024Impact statement from DPB (SB159ER)
03/01/2024Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on March 1, 2024
03/01/2024G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., March 8, 2024
03/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 7/1/24)
03/08/2024G Approved by Governor-Chapter 3 (effective 7/1/26)
03/08/2024G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0003)

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