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HB 1584 Business advisory committee; established.

Introduced by: Glenn R. Davis | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public institutions of higher education; State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; business advisory committee. Establishes a business advisory committee, consisting of business and industry leaders in the Commonwealth, to advise the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia regarding the approval of new academic programs at public institutions of higher education in relation to current workforce and industry needs in the Commonwealth and other relevant topics deemed fit by the committee. Appointments shall be based on recommendations made by the Council, the General Assembly, the Governor, and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Appropriations, the House Committee on Education

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HB 1529 Public institutions of higher education; documentation of donations, gifts.

Introduced by: David L. Bulova | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public institutions of higher education; documentation of donations, gifts, and similar financial support. Requires public institutions of higher education, when accepting a donation, gift, or similar financial support that is conditioned upon the acceptance of certain terms and conditions by the public institution of higher education, to provide the donor with a written document acknowledging the public institution of higher education's acceptance of such terms and conditions. The bill requires the public institution of higher education to retain a copy of the document and provides that the

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HB 1322 Public institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history.

Introduced by: Lashrecse D. Aird | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public institutions of higher education; admissions applications; criminal history. Prohibits each public institution of higher education from (i) utilizing an institution-specific admissions application that contains questions about the criminal history of the applicant or (ii) denying admission to any applicant on the basis of any criminal history information provided by the applicant on any third-party admissions application accepted by the institution.

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HB 1179 Public institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; refugees.

Introduced by: Kathy K.L. Tran | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public institutions of higher education; in-state tuition; refugees. Provides that an individual is eligible for in-state tuition charges regardless of domicile if he is admitted to the United States as a refugee under 8 U.S.C. § 1157 or has a Special Immigrant Visa that has been granted a status under P.L. 110-181 § 1244, P.L. 109-163 § 1059, or P.L. 111-8 § 602, and upon entering the United States, the individual resided in the Commonwealth and continues to reside in the Commonwealth.

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HB 1178 Baccalaureate public institutions of higher education; websites; certain information.

Introduced by: Charles D. Poindexter | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Baccalaureate public institutions of higher education; websites; certain information; degree completion. Requires each baccalaureate public institution of higher education to include, on the informational tab or link on the home page of its website that the institution is required to maintain and annually update, the number of degrees completed during the most recent academic year by degree program and by primary location and manner of completion, including completion on the main

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SB 580 Commonwealth of Virginia Higher Educational Institutions Bond Act of 2020; created

. Introduced by: Janet D. Howell | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Bonds for institutions of higher learning; emergency. Authorizes issuance of bonds in an amount up to $279,470,000 for revenue-producing capital projects at institutions of higher learning. The bill contains an emergency clause.

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HB 1095 Public institutions of higher education; six-year plans; pricing structure and tuition discounting.

Introduced by: Jason S. Miyares | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Public institutions of higher education; six-year plans; pricing structure and tuition discounting strategies. Requires the governing board of each public institution of higher education to include in each six-year plan for the institution a detailed explanation of the institution's pricing structure and tuition discounting strategies, including pricing by student income level and the use of tuition revenue for financial aid.

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HB 985 Victims of human trafficking; eligibility for in-state tuition.

Introduced by: Amanda E. Batten | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Victims of human trafficking; eligibility for in-state tuition. Provides that a non-Virginia student who is present in the Commonwealth as a result of being a victim of human trafficking, defined in the bill, is eligible for in-state tuition. The bill provides that a person may be a victim of human trafficking regardless of whether any person has been charged with or convicted of any offense and that eligibility for in-state tuition may be proved by a certification of such status as a victim of human trafficking by a public or not-for-profit agency the primary mission of which is to provide services to victims of human trafficking. The bill also prohibits

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HB 927 State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; certain institutional goals and criteria; reports.

Introduced by: Carrie E. Coyner | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; certain institutional goals and criteria; reports; contents. Permits the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia to require each public institution of higher education and each nonprofit private institution of higher education eligible for and seeking to qualify for state general funds to include financial data by program and academic discipline, including operational or instructional costs, general fund and nongeneral fund revenue, and planned expenditures, as part of its report to assist the Council in its assessment of the degree to which the institution has satisfied

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HB 913 Institutions of higher education; sexual violence policies; immunity from disciplinary action.

Introduced by: Dan I. Helmer | all patrons ... notes | add to my profiles SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED: Institutions of higher education; sexual violence policies; immunity from disciplinary action; certain students who make reports. Requires the Virginia Community College System, Richard Bland College, each baccalaureate public institution of higher education, and each nonprofit private institution of higher education to include in its sexual violence policy a requirement that any enrolled student who (i) reports to any individual employed by the institution that an act of sexual violence occurred on campus, in or on a noncampus building or property, or on public property, as such terms are defined in relevant law, and (ii) the institution determines, as a result of any investigation relating to such alleged act of sexual violence, committed a separate, unrelated, nonviolent act that violates the institution's code, rules, or set of standards governing student conduct is immune from

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