Driver education programs; school boards that offer to assess surcharge to recover program costs. (HB2216)

Introduced By

Del. Kris Amundson (D-Mount Vernon) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. David Bulova (D-Fairfax), Del. Chuck Caputo (D-Oak Hill), Del. Brian Moran (D-Alexandria), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Sen. Dave Marsden (D-Burke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driver education programs and fees. Authorizes school boards that offer driver education programs to set a fee for such programs based on operating expenses. However, the fee must be established in a manner that permits recovery of program costs that exceed state funds distributed through state basic aid to school divisions offering driver education programs. Read the Bill »


03/12/2007: signed by governor


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072616212
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2007Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Administrative Action (Rapp)
01/29/2007Committee substitute printed 072379212-H1
01/30/2007Read first time
01/31/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2216H1)
01/31/2007Read second time
01/31/2007Committee substitute agreed to 072379212-H1
01/31/2007Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2216H1
02/01/2007Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/01/2007Communicated to Senate
02/02/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N)
02/09/2007VOTE: (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2007Read third time
02/12/2007Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/12/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2007Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2216ER)
02/15/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2216ER)
02/15/2007Signed by Speaker
02/15/2007Signed by President
03/12/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 278 (effective 7/1/07)
03/15/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0278)