School calendar; requirement that school begin after Labor Day may be waived by Board of Education. (HB557)

Introduced By

Del. Bob Tata (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville), and Del. Bob Purkey (R-Virginia Beach)

Progress

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

Description

Opening of the school year.  Provides that the requirement that the school calendar begin after Labor Day may be waived by the Board of Education, provided the school board certifies that it meets one of the good cause requirements in current law. Amends § 22.1-79.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/12/2010Committee
01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100714D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2010Assigned Education sub: #3 Teachers and Admin. Action
01/21/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/25/2010Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2010Read first time
01/27/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/28/2010Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
01/28/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Constitutional reading dispensed
01/29/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB557)
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)
02/24/2010Enrolled
02/24/2010Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB557ER)
02/24/2010Signed by Speaker
02/25/2010Impact statement from DPB (HB557ER)
02/25/2010Signed by President
03/09/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 88 (effective 7/1/10)
03/09/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0088)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB253.

Comments

bill madison writes:

Why would any kid want to go to school before labor day? It is the day their parents get off meaning they get to spend time with there parents. For one last day so do you really want to take that way from them?