Students; assessment of those limited English proficient. (HB2589)

Introduced By

Del. David Englin (D-Alexandria) with support from 6 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Mark Sickles (D-Alexandria), Del. David Toscano (D-Charlottesville), Del. Vivian Watts (D-Annandale), Sen. Adam Ebbin (D-Alexandria)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Limited English proficient students; assessment. Provides that local school divisions shall not be required to administer the ACCESS for ELLs test as the state-approved limited English proficiency assessment mandated for students pursuant to the federal No Child Left Behind Act for the 2009-2010 school year. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/22/2009Presented and ordered printed 093399500
01/22/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/30/2009Assigned Education sub: Standards of Quality
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2589)
02/03/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 093421500-H1
02/05/2009Read first time
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093421500-H1
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2589H1
02/08/2009Passed by for the day
02/09/2009Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/09/2009VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/11/2009Constitutional reading dispensed
02/11/2009Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/12/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2589H1)
02/19/2009Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2009Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2009Read third time
02/23/2009Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/28/2009Enrolled
02/28/2009Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2589ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
02/28/2009Signed by President
03/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2589ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 488 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0488)

Video

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 55 seconds.