Course credit; students called to active military duty may receive full credit. (HB1810)

Introduced By

Sen. Joe Morrissey (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Course credit; students called to active military duty. Provides that in certain circumstances a student called to active military duty during a course at an institution of higher education may still receive full course credit. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098537653
01/12/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1810)
01/20/2009Assigned Education sub: Higher Education and Arts
01/20/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/26/2009Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2009Committee substitute printed 093404653-H1
01/27/2009Read first time
01/28/2009Read second time
01/28/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093404653-H1
01/28/2009Motion to refer to committee rejected (39-Y 59-N)
01/28/2009VOTE: --- REJECTED (39-Y 59-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1810H1
01/29/2009Read third time and passed House (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1810H1)
02/10/2009Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/19/2009Reported from Education and Health with amendment (14-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Passed by for the day
02/24/2009Read third time
02/24/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/24/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/24/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2009Passed Senate with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1810ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1810ER)
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 190 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0190)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 15 minutes.