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

Introduced By

Del. William Barlow (D-Smithfield)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Passed


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)
02/28/2009Bill 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)


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.