Charter schools, public; review & consideration of application by Board of Education & school board. (HB1390)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from 43 copatrons, whose average partisan position is:

Those copatrons are Del. Watkins Abbitt (I-Appomattox), Del. Rich Anderson (R-Woodbridge), Del. Clay Athey (R-Front Royal), Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton), Del. Rob Bell (R-Charlottesville), Del. Kathy Byron (R-Lynchburg), Del. Ben Cline (R-Amherst), Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Barbara Comstock (R-McLean), Del. John A. Cox (R-Ashland), Del. Kirk Cox (R-Colonial Heights), Del. James Edmunds (R-South Boston), Del. Scott Garrett (R-Lynchburg), Del. Tom Gear (R-Hampton), Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls), Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg), Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), Del. Sal Iaquinto (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Riley Ingram (R-Hopewell), Del. Bill Janis (R-Glen Allen), Del. Chris Jones (R-Suffolk), Del. Barry Knight (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), Del. Matt Lohr (R-Harrisonburg), Del. Danny Marshall (R-Danville), Del. Jimmie Massie (R-Richmond), Del. Don Merricks (R-Danville), Del. Harvey Morgan (R-Gloucester), Del. Sam Nixon (R-Richmond), Del. Glenn Oder (R-Newport News), Del. John O'Bannon (R-Richmond), Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville), Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg), Del. Charles Poindexter (R-Glade Hill), Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lacey Putney (I-Bedford), Del. Beverly Sherwood (R-Winchester), Del. Chris Stolle (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Ron Villanueva (R-Virginia Beach), Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan), Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake), Sen. Roz Dance (D-Petersburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public charter schools; pre-certification and appeals. Requires the public charter school applicant to submit its proposed charter application to the Board of Education for review, comment, and a pre-certification recommendation prior to the submission of such application to a local school board. The Board's review must include a recommendation as to whether the application shall be approved by the local school division. Also, provides for an opportunity for a public charter school applicant to appeal a local school board decision to deny a public charter school application to the Board of Education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


02/11/2010Introduced at the request of Governor
02/11/2010Presented and ordered printed 10105327D
02/11/2010Referred to Committee on Education
02/23/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1390)
03/01/2010Reported from Education with substitute (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/01/2010Committee substitute printed 10105708D-H1
03/02/2010Read first time
03/03/2010Read second time
03/03/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105708D-H1
03/03/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1390H1
03/03/2010Engrossment reconsidered by House
03/03/2010Pending question ordered
03/03/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute (60-Y 35-N 1-A) HB1390H1
03/03/2010VOTE: --- ENGROSSMENT (60-Y 35-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Read third time
03/04/2010Pending question ordered
03/04/2010Passed House (65-Y 35-N)
03/04/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (65-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1390H1)
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
03/05/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
03/10/2010Reported from Education and Health with amendments (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Read second time
03/10/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Reading of amendments waived
03/10/2010Committee amendments agreed to
03/10/2010Passed Senate with amendments (27-Y 12-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Placed on Calendar
03/11/2010Senate amendments agreed to by House (64-Y 34-N)
03/11/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (64-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1390ER)
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB1390ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/11/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 650 (effective 7/1/10)
04/11/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0650)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 21 clips in all, totaling 35 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB737.