Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program; created. (HB2104)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program. Creates the Students with Disabilities Tuition Assistance Grant Program, to provide tuition assistance for attendance at an eligible private school for any K-12 student as defined by the Board of Education in its Regulations Governing Special Education Programs for Children with Disabilities in Virginia who is diagnosed with an autism spectrum disorder. "Autism spectrum disorder" means any pervasive developmental disorder, including (i) autistic disorder, (ii) Asperger's Syndrome, (iii) Rett syndrome, (iv) childhood disintegrative disorder, or (v) Pervasive Developmental Disorder - Not Otherwise Specified, as defined in the most recent edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders of the American Psychiatric Association. The amount of the grant shall be limited to $36,000 per year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 094106568
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/21/2009Referred from Education
01/21/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/23/2009Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education (Tata)
01/29/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2104)
02/03/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Reported from Appropriations with substitute (20-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 093425568-H1
02/06/2009Substitute bill reprinted 093425568-H1
02/06/2009Read first time
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093425568-H1
02/09/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute (58-Y 33-N) HB2104H1
02/09/2009VOTE: --- ENGROSSMENT (58-Y 33-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (59-Y 39-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (59-Y 39-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2104H1)
02/19/2009Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (4-Y 10-N 1-A) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 11 minutes.