Higher educational institutions; financial aid award notification. (HB1704)

Introduced By

Del. David Reid (D-Loudoun) with support from co-patron Del. Debra Rodman (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


State Council of Higher Education for Virginia; financial aid award notification. Requires any comprehensive financial aid award notification provided to a student by a public institution of higher education or private institution of higher education to meet the requirements and best practices established by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia in its Financial Aid Award Letters Policies and Guidance. This bill is identical to SB 1593. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/12/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19100317D
12/12/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
01/14/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (8-Y 0-N)
01/14/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2019Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2019Committee substitute printed 19104754D-H1
01/21/2019Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2019Assigned App. sub: Higher Education
01/25/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1704H1)
01/25/2019House subcommittee amendments and substitutes offered
01/25/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2019House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2019Reported from Appropriations with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2019Read first time
02/04/2019Read second time
02/04/2019Committee substitute from Education agreed to 19104754D-H1
02/04/2019Committee amendment from Appropriations agreed to
02/04/2019Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB1704EH1
02/04/2019Printed as engrossed 19104754D-EH1
02/05/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/05/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2019Read third time
02/18/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/18/2019Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Placed on Calendar
02/19/2019Senate amendment rejected by House (0-Y 96-N)
02/19/2019VOTE: REJECTED (0-Y 96-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate insisted on amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Senate requested conference committee
02/21/2019House acceded to request
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by House
02/21/2019Delegates: Reid, Landes, Robinson
02/21/2019Conferees appointed by Senate
02/21/2019Senators: Dunnavant, Peake, Howell
02/21/2019C Amended by conference committee
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by House (96-Y 1-N)
02/22/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2019Conference report agreed to by Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1704ER)
03/07/2019Signed by Speaker
03/09/2019Signed by President
03/11/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB1704ER)
03/11/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 11, 2019
03/11/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 571 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0571)