Textbooks in public schools; availability for home use. (HB2556)

Introduced By

Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Textbooks; availability for home use. Provides that each local school division shall, in providing textbooks and workbooks free of charge for each child attending public schools, ensure that such textbooks and workbooks are available in sufficient quantity to provide each student an individual copy that may be used at home unless all required course materials are available to be used by students at home. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079810303
01/09/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/10/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 079810303
01/18/2007Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Administrative Action (Rapp)
01/25/2007Read first time
01/26/2007Read second time
01/26/2007Committee amendment agreed to
01/26/2007Engrossed by House as amended HB2556E
01/26/2007Printed as engrossed 079810303-E
01/26/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2556)
01/29/2007Motion to refer to Appropriations committee rejected (48-Y 50-N)
01/29/2007Pending question ordered
01/29/2007Read third time and passed House (51-Y 46-N)
01/29/2007Communicated to Senate
01/30/2007Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2007Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/31/2007Impact statement from DPB (HB2556E)
02/03/2007Impact statement from DHCD (HB2556E)
02/15/2007Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)