Diploma, advanced technical; Board of Education to establish requirements therefor. (HB97)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Advanced technical diploma. Clarifies the diplomas available to students and delineates the differences between the advanced studies and advanced technical diplomas. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/17/2007Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/08 088169692
12/17/2007Referred to Committee on Education
01/14/2008Reported from Education with amendments (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/15/2008Read first time
01/16/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB97)
01/16/2008Read second time
01/16/2008Committee amendments agreed to
01/16/2008Engrossed by House as amended HB97E
01/16/2008Printed as engrossed 088169692-E
01/17/2008Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
01/17/2008VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/17/2008Communicated to Senate
01/18/2008Constitutional reading dispensed
01/18/2008Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB97E)
02/12/2008Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/21/2008Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2008Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Read third time
02/25/2008Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/25/2008Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N)
02/27/2008Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB97ER)
02/27/2008Impact statement from DPB (HB97ER)
02/27/2008Signed by Speaker
02/28/2008Signed by President
03/05/2008G Approved by Governor-Chapter 351 (effective 7/1/08)
03/11/2008G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0351)


Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

Supports GRTC position on Education