Diploma seal; Board of Education to establish criteria for excellence in civics education. (SB751)

Introduced By

Sen. Martin Williams (R-Newport News)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Community service diploma seal. Requires the Board of Education to establish criteria for awarding a diploma seal for excellence in community service for the standard and advanced studies diplomas. The Board shall consider including criteria for (i) the types of activities that shall qualify as community service; (ii) the number of hours required; and (iii) related requirements as it deems appropriate. Read the Bill »


03/13/2007: signed by governor


12/06/2006Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/07 072180848
12/06/2006Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/2007Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N)
01/26/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB751)
01/29/2007Read second time and engrossed
01/30/2007Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
01/30/2007Communicated to House
02/03/2007Placed on Calendar
02/03/2007Read first time
02/03/2007Referred to Committee on Education
02/15/2007Read second time
02/16/2007Read third time
02/16/2007Committee amendments agreed to
02/16/2007Engrossed by House as amended
02/16/2007Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007House amendments agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/20/2007VOTE: (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2007Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB751ER)
03/07/2007Impact statement from DPB (SB751ER)
03/07/2007Signed by Speaker
03/08/2007Signed by President
03/13/2007G Approved by Governor-Chapter 351 (effective 7/1/07)
03/21/2007G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)