Transfer students; credits earned for online courses taken in Virtual Virginia program to transfer. (HB2619)

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield)

Progress

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

Description

Transfer students; Virtual Virginia credit. Requires local school boards to make provisions to require the acceptance of Virtual Virginia credits earned by a student while attending another public secondary school or nonpublic school, or through home instruction. Also requires the acceptance of Virtual Virginia credits earned for a course in progress at the time of the student's transfer, as well as future credits earned for a Virtual Virginia course in the same course series at the time of the student's transfer. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/23/2009Committee
01/23/2009Presented and ordered printed 096989428
01/23/2009Referred to Committee on Education
01/30/2009Assigned Education sub: Students and Daycare
02/02/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2619)
02/02/2009Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s)
02/04/2009Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2009Committee substitute printed 093420428-H1
02/05/2009Read first time
02/06/2009Read second time
02/06/2009Committee substitute agreed to 093420428-H1
02/06/2009Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2619H1
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 (HB2619H1)
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 (HB2619ER)
02/28/2009Signed by Speaker
02/28/2009Signed by President
03/03/2009Impact statement from DPB (HB2619ER)
03/27/2009G Approved by Governor-Chapter 490 (effective 7/1/09)
03/27/2009G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0490)

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 50 seconds.