Virginia Index of Performance incentive program; to recognize and reward fully accredited schools. (HB1172)

Introduced By

Del. Bud Phillips (D-Castlewood) with support from co-patron Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Virginia Index of Performance incentive program.  Codifies a current recognition program for schools and local school divisions that recognizes and rewards fully accredited schools and school divisions that make significant progress toward achieving advance proficiency levels in reading, mathematics, science, and history and social science and on other indicators of school and student performance. Requires the Board of Education to include in its guidelines for the program performance objectives and measures. One such measure must be a school division's increase in enrollments and course offerings in engineering and technology-based career and technical education courses. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102682D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2010Assigned Education sub: #1 Standards of Quality
01/26/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
01/27/2010Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2010Read first time
01/29/2010Read second time
01/29/2010Passed by for the day
02/01/2010Read second time
02/01/2010Committee amendment agreed to
02/01/2010Engrossed by House as amended HB1172E
02/01/2010Printed as engrossed 10102682D-E
02/02/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/02/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/03/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/03/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1172E)
02/18/2010Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Read third time
02/22/2010Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2010Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1172ER)
02/24/2010Signed by Speaker
02/25/2010Signed by President
02/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1172ER)
03/09/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 103 (effective 7/1/10)
03/09/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0103)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB145.


Virginia ITSP Association, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

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