Vol. 33 Iss. 13 - February 20, 2017

Chapter 140
Final Regulation

REGISTRAR'S NOTICE: The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia is claiming an exemption from Article 2 of the Administrative Process Act in accordance with § 2.2-4006 A 4 a of the Code of Virginia, which excludes regulations that are necessary to conform to changes in Virginia statutory law where no agency discretion is involved. The State Council of Higher Education for Virginia will receive, consider, and respond to petitions by any interested person at any time with respect to reconsideration or revision.

Title of Regulation: 8VAC40-140. Virginia Vocational Incentive Scholarship Program for Shipyard Workers Regulations (amending 8VAC40-140-20, 8VAC40-140-40).

Statutory Authority: § 23.1-2912 of the Code of Virginia.

Effective Date: February 20, 2017.

Agency Contact: Lee Ann Rung, Manager, Executive and Council Affairs, State Council of Higher Education for Virginia, James Monroe Building 101 North 14th Street, 9th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone (804) 225-2602, FAX (804) 371-7911, or email


The amendments update citations to reflect the recodification of Title 23 to Title 23.1 of the Code of Virginia.

8VAC40-140-20. Use of funds.

A. The college shall establish and maintain financial records that accurately reflect all program transactions as they occur. The college shall establish and maintain general ledger control accounts and related subsidiary accounts that identify each program transaction and separate those transactions from all other institutional financial activity.

B. Funds may be paid to the college on behalf of shipyard workers who have been awarded scholarships pursuant to § 23-220.01 § 23.1-2912 of the Code of Virginia and this chapter. Funds also may be used by the college for the implementation and administration of the program. Funds used by the college to implement and administer the program shall not exceed in any given year 5.0% of that year's allocation for the program.

8VAC40-140-40. Eligibility criteria for an initial scholarship.

In order to receive a scholarship, the student must be:

1. A domiciliary resident of Virginia as defined in § 23-7.4 § 23.1-502 of the Code of Virginia and determined by the college,

2. Employed full time as a shipyard worker, and

3. Enrolled full time or part time in an eligible course of study.

VA.R. Doc. No. R17-4849; Filed January 30, 2017, 10:04 a.m.