Homebound instruction services; Board of Education shall review its regulations. (HB257)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Board of Education; homebound instruction.  Requires the Board of Education to amend its regulations establishing Standards for Accrediting Public Schools in Virginia as they relate to homebound instructional services to include that homebound instruction shall be made available to students based on a certification of need by a licensed clinical social worker. Current regulations provide that certification must be made by a licensed physician or licensed clinical psychologist. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10102402D
01/11/2010Referred to Committee on Education
01/26/2010Assigned Education sub: #2 Students and Daycare
01/28/2010Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB257)
02/04/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (10-Y 0-N)
02/08/2010Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2010Committee substitute printed 10104906D-H1
02/09/2010Read first time
02/10/2010Read second time
02/10/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10104906D-H1
02/10/2010Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB257H1
02/11/2010Read third time and passed House (96-Y 0-N)
02/11/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/16/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB257H1)
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 (HB257ER)
02/24/2010Signed by Speaker
02/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB257ER)
02/25/2010Signed by President
03/09/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 72 (effective 7/1/10)
03/09/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0072)


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 1 minute.