Single-sex education; clarifies manner school boards may establish program in school division. (HB1942)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Single-sex education. Clarifies the manner in which school boards may establish a single-sex class, program, or school in a school division. Participation must be voluntary and the school division must provide a substantially equal coeducational school, class, or program. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093354676
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2009Assigned Education sub: Students and Daycare
01/19/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
01/21/2009Reported from Education with substitute (17-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/21/2009Committee substitute printed 093403676-H1
01/22/2009Read first time
01/23/2009Read second time
01/23/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093403676-H1
01/23/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1942H1
01/25/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1942H1)
01/26/2009Read third time and passed House (89-Y 8-N)
01/26/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (89-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2009Read third time
02/16/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1942ER)
02/18/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB1942ER)
02/18/2009Signed by Speaker
02/18/2009Signed by President
02/25/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 84 (effective 7/1/09)
02/25/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0084)


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 6 minutes.