School calendar; local school boards to set first day of school. (SB412)

Introduced By

Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester) with support from co-patron Sen. Chap Petersen (D-Fairfax)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School calendar.  Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios for which the Board of Education might grant waivers of this requirement. Read the Bill »


02/08/2010: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10
01/13/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/10 10101029D
01/13/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/28/2010Reported from Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
01/29/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Read second time
02/01/2010Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2010Rereferred to Commerce and Labor
02/02/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB412)
02/08/2010Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)