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2017 SESSION

17103466D
HOUSE BILL NO. 1721
Offered January 11, 2017
Prefiled January 7, 2017
A BILL to amend the Code of Virginia by adding a section numbered 23.1-508.1, relating to the State Board for Community Colleges; reduced rate tuition and mandatory fee charges; certain students who are active duty members in the Armed Forces of the United States.
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Patrons-- Anderson, Lingamfelter, Aird, Filler-Corn, Hugo and Yancey
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Referred to Committee on Education
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That the Code of Virginia is amended by adding a section numbered 23.1-508.1 as follows:

23.1-508.1. State Board; reduced rate tuition and mandatory fee charges; certain students who are active duty members of Armed Forces of the United States.

A. The State Board may charge reduced rate tuition and mandatory fees to any student who is (i) an active duty member of the Armed Forces of the United States; (ii) enrolled in a degree program at a comprehensive community college, provided that any such comprehensive community college that offers online degree programs is a member of the National Council for State Authorization Reciprocity; and (iii) enrolled in training that leads to a Military Occupational Specialty in the Army or Marine Corps, an Air Force Specialty Code, or a Navy Enlisted Classification.

B. Any student granted reduced rate tuition pursuant to this section shall be counted as a non-Virginia student for the purposes of determining college admissions and enrollment policies.