Virginia
The 2017 General Assembly Session will convene Wednesday, January 11 and is scheduled to adjourn on Saturday, February 25.

General Assembly Resources

Legislative Information System. LIS will allow you to view budget information and legislation before the General Assembly, provides an up-to-date meeting calendar, and other General Assembly resources.
Virginia General Assembly. The General Assembly page will allow you to discover additional information about the General Assembly, including committee information and member profiles.
Higher Education Related Legislation. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) maintains a list of all higher education related bills before the General Assembly.
 

2017 General Assembly Update

Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG)

  • In December, Governor McAuliffe presented his proposed budget for the 2016-2018 biennium to the House and Senate money committees.  The budget did not include any changes to the Tuition Assistance Grant (TAG) appropriation for FY 2018. 
  • The General Assembly will review and amend the Governor's budget, and is expected  to adopt and sign a budget conference report in February.
  • The TAG award amount for 2017-2018 is projected to be $3,300 for undergraduate students and $1,650 for graduate students in health professions programs.  This projection may change depending on any action taken by the General Assembly or other factors.     
   
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Jefferson College of Health Sciences
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