Correctional Education, Bd. of; changes membership to provide appointments of teachers. (HB968)

Introduced By

Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Membership of the Board of Correctional Education. Specifies that members of the Board of Correctional Education shall consist of the following: One educator with experience working in special education, two educators with experience working with specific learning disabilities, one elected official, and one citizen with an immediate family member incarcerated within the Commonwealth. The bill further directs the Governor, in making appointments to the Board, to select appointees of such qualifications and experience necessary to ensure that the membership of the Board includes persons suitably qualified to consider and act upon the various matters under the Board's jurisdiction. The bill places the Department of Correctional Education under the responsibility of the Secretary of Education. Currently, the Secretary of Public Safety is responsible for the Department of Correctional Education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/10/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 066098300
01/10/2006Referred to Committee on Education
01/25/2006Committee substitute printed 060298300-H1
01/25/2006Reported from Education with substitute (17-Y 0-N)
01/26/2006Read first time
01/27/2006Read second time
01/27/2006Committee substitute agreed to 060298300-H1
01/27/2006Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB968H1
01/30/2006Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N)
01/30/2006Communicated to Senate
01/31/2006Constitutional reading dispensed
01/31/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2006Reported from Education and Health with substitute (8-Y 7-N)
02/16/2006Committee substitute printed 062067300-S1
02/17/2006Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/17/2006VOTE: (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2006Read third time
02/20/2006Reading of substitute waived
02/20/2006Committee substitute agreed to 062067300-S1
02/20/2006Defeated by Senate (20-Y 20-N)
02/20/2006VOTE: (20-Y 20-N)
02/20/2006Chair votes No