Planning time for school teachers; Superintendent to ensure elementary school teachers are provided. (HB2474)

Introduced By

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville) with support from 10 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Anne Crockett-Stark (R-Wytheville), Del. Morgan Griffith (R-Salem), Del. Phil Hamilton (R-Newport News), Del. Terry Kilgore (R-Gate City), Del. Dave Nutter (R-Christiansburg), Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), Del. Tom Rust (R-Herndon), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Roslyn Tyler (D-Jarratt), Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Planning time for school teachers. Requires school boards to ensure that all elementary school teachers are provided an average of 30 minutes a day of planning time. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/14/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 093360548
01/14/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/26/2009Referred from Education
01/26/2009Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/27/2009Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education (Tata)
02/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2474)
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends referral to Joint Subcommittee on Elementary & Secondary Education Funding
02/06/2009Reported from Appropriations (21-Y 1-N)
02/06/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2474)
02/06/2009Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2009Read first time
02/09/2009Read second time
02/09/2009Amendment by Delegate Hugo agreed to
02/09/2009Engrossed by House as amended HB2474E
02/09/2009Printed as engrossed 093360548-E
02/10/2009Read third time and passed House (96-Y 2-N)
02/10/2009VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/19/2009Reported from Education and Health with amendment (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Reading of amendment waived
02/23/2009Committee amendment agreed to
02/23/2009Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/23/2009Passed Senate with amendment (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2009Placed on Calendar
02/25/2009Senate amendment agreed to by House (85-Y 12-N 1-A)
02/25/2009VOTE: --- ADOPTION (85-Y 12-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/04/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2474ER)
03/04/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2474ER)
03/05/2009Signed by President
03/06/2009Signed by Speaker
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 482 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0482)


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.