Kindergarten programs; expands eligibility for kindergarten in school divisions. (HB1636)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Ward Armstrong (D-Martinsville), Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Al Eisenberg (D-Arlington), Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Dwight Jones (D-Richmond), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Onzlee Ware (D-Roanoke), Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Kindergarten programs. Expands the eligibility for kindergarten in school divisions implementing pre-kindergarten or transitional first grade programs, to include children whose fifth birthday occurs between October 1 and June 30, rather than the current cutoff of December 31. Amends § 22.1-199, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/13/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072146402
11/13/2006Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2007Assigned Education sub: Students and Daycare (Carrico)
01/16/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB1636)
01/24/2007Tabled in Education


Waldo Jaquith writes:

This bill was tabled in committee today. Here's the video.