Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children; created, report. (HB1727)

Introduced By

Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg) with support from 68 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Mamye BaCote (D-Newport News), Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Joe Bouchard (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Danny Bowling (D-Oakwood), Del. Bob Brink (D-Arlington), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. Bill Fralin (R-Roanoke), Del. Jeff Frederick (R-Woodbridge), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Frank Hall (D-Richmond), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Algie Howell (D-Norfolk), Del. Bob Hull (D-Falls Church), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Joseph Johnson (D-Abingdon), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Bobby Mathieson (D-Virginia Beach), Del. Delores McQuinn (D-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Paula Miller (D-Norfolk), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood), Del. Ken Plum (D-Reston), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. David Poisson (D-Sterling), Del. Albert Pollard (D-Lively), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Jim Scott (D-Merrifield), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Shannon Valentine (D-Lynchburg), Del. Margi Vanderhye (D-McLean), Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Kenneth Alexander (D-Norfolk), Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Chuck Colgan (D-Manassas), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Ken Cuccinelli (R-Fairfax), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg), Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath), Sen. John Edwards (D-Roanoke), Sen. Emmett Hanger (R-Mount Solon), Sen. Henry Marsh (D-Richmond), Sen. Steve Martin (R-Chesterfield), Sen. Ryan McDougle (R-Mechanicsville), Sen. Tommy Norment (R-Williamsburg), Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax), Sen. Fred Quayle (R-Suffolk), Sen. Roscoe Reynolds (D-Martinsville), Sen. Frank Ruff (R-Clarksville), Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake), Sen. Walter Stosch (R-Glen Allen), Sen. Richard Stuart (R-Westmoreland), Sen. Patsy Ticer (D-Alexandria), Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Interstate Compact on Educational Opportunity for Military Children. Establishes a compact to remove barriers to educational success imposed on children of military families because of frequent moves and deployment of their parents. The compact is currently in effect as at least 10 states have enacted the compact into law. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/06/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 098098468
01/06/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/2009Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Admin. Action
01/22/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1727)
01/22/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting and referring to Appropriations
01/25/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1727)
01/28/2009Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2009Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education (Tata)
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting
02/06/2009Reported from Appropriations (23-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/10/2009Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Privileges and Elections
02/17/2009Reported from Privileges and Elections with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2009Committee substitute printed 095633248-S1
02/17/2009Rereferred to Finance
02/18/2009Reported from Finance with amendment (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Rereferred to Courts of Justice
02/20/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1727S1)
02/23/2009Reported from Courts of Justice with substitute (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Committee substitute printed 091471468-S2
02/24/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2009Read third time
02/25/2009Committee substitute rejected 095633248-S1
02/25/2009Committee amendment rejected
02/25/2009Reading of substitute waived
02/25/2009Committee substitute agreed to 091471468-S2
02/25/2009Passed by temporarily
02/25/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/25/2009Amendment by Senator Houck agreed to
02/25/2009Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment HB1727S2
02/25/2009Passed Senate with substitute with amendment (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2009Placed on Calendar
02/26/2009Senate substitute with amendment agreed to by House 091471468-S2 (97-Y 0-N)
02/26/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1727ER)
03/09/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1727ER)
03/10/2009Signed by President
03/11/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 187 (effective -see bill)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0187)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 1 minute.