VPI & SU and VSU; joint plan for new baccalaureate degree program. (HB2702)

Introduced By

Del. Bobby Orrock (R-Thornburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Virginia State University; joint plan for new degree program. Requires Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and Virginia State University to jointly develop and report to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, the House Committee on Education, and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than October 1, 2019, a plan for the establishment of a baccalaureate or other degree program that prepares graduates to be effective career and technical education teachers in order to address persistent teacher shortages in career and technical education subject areas in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/15/2019Presented and ordered printed 19104607D
01/15/2019Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2019Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendments (8-Y 0-N)
01/21/2019Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/21/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2702)
01/23/2019Reported from Education with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2019Read first time
01/28/2019Read second time
01/28/2019Committee amendments agreed to
01/28/2019Engrossed by House as amended HB2702E
01/28/2019Printed as engrossed 19104607D-E
01/29/2019Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2019VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2019Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2019Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/04/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2702E)
02/08/2019Assigned Education sub: Higher Education
02/14/2019Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2019Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2019Reported from Finance with amendment (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2019Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2019Read third time
02/20/2019Reading of amendment waived
02/20/2019Committee amendment agreed to
02/20/2019Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/20/2019Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2019Placed on Calendar
02/21/2019Senate amendment agreed to by House (99-Y 1-N)
02/21/2019VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2019Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2702ER)
02/23/2019Signed by Speaker
02/23/2019Signed by President
03/04/2019Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 4, 2019
03/04/2019G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 26, 2019
03/05/2019Impact statement from DPB (HB2702ER)
03/18/2019G Approved by Governor-Chapter 592 (effective 7/1/19)
03/18/2019G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0592)