Driver education programs; fuel efficient driving practices to be included in curriculum. (SB269)

Introduced By

Sen. Mary Margaret Whipple (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Driver education programs; fuel efficient driving practices.  Requires the Board of Education to include fuel-efficient driving practices as part of the driver education curriculum. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/12/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10100334D
01/12/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2010Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2010Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2010Read third time and passed Senate (34-Y 5-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB269)
02/03/2010Placed on Calendar
02/03/2010Read first time
02/03/2010Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2010Assigned Education sub: #3 Teachers and Admin. Action
02/18/2010Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
02/22/2010Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2010Read second time
02/24/2010Read third time
02/24/2010Amendments by Delegate Ebbin agreed to
02/24/2010Engrossed by House as amended
02/24/2010Passed House with amendments BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/24/2010VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2010House amendments agreed to by Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB269ER)
03/05/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB269ER)
03/05/2010Signed by Speaker
03/08/2010Signed by President
04/12/2010G Approved by Governor-Chapter 663 (effective 7/1/10)
04/12/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0663)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.