Correctional Education, Board of; changes membership to provide appointments of teachers. (SB441)

Introduced By

Sen. Benny Lambert (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Correctional Education. Changes the membership of the Board of Correctional Education to provide appointments of licensed teachers in the Commonwealth with endorsements in special education and experience in educating students with learning disabilities, an elected local official, and a nonlegislative citizen at large whose immediate family member is incarcerated in the Commonwealth. This bill provides that nonlegislative citizen members will serve four-year terms. Current members of the Board whose terms expire on June 30, 2006, June 30, 2007, and June 30, 2008, will continue to serve until the expiration of their terms. Thereafter, these vacancies must be filled in accordance with the new statutory provisions. The Governor will continue to appoint the nonlegislative citizen members of the Board. Persons serving ex officio will continue to serve. This bill also makes certain technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/11/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/06 062329748
01/11/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2006Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N)