Virtual school programs; established. (SB738)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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Bill Has Passed


02/12/2010Introduced at the request of Governor
02/12/2010Presented and ordered printed 10105387D
02/12/2010Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/23/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB738)
03/04/2010Reported from Education and Health with substitute (13-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2010Committee substitute printed 10105572D-S1
03/05/2010Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB738S1)
03/08/2010Read second time
03/08/2010Reading of substitute waived
03/08/2010Committee substitute agreed to 10105572D-S1
03/08/2010Reading of amendment waived
03/08/2010Amendment by Senator Barker agreed to
03/08/2010Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendment SB738ES1
03/08/2010Printed as engrossed 10105572D-ES1
03/09/2010Read third time and passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
03/09/2010Placed on Calendar
03/09/2010Read first time
03/09/2010Referred to Committee on Education
03/10/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB738ES1)
03/10/2010Reported from Education (16-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
03/10/2010Read second time
03/11/2010Read third time
03/11/2010Amendment by Delegate Herring rejected (32-Y 62-N 1-A)
03/11/2010VOTE: --- REJECTED (32-Y 62-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
03/11/2010Passed House (78-Y 18-N)
03/11/2010VOTE: --- PASSAGE (78-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
03/22/2010Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB738ER)
03/22/2010Impact statement from DPB (SB738ER)
03/22/2010Signed by Speaker
03/25/2010Signed by President
04/13/2010Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/20/2010Placed on Calendar
04/21/2010Passed by temporarily
04/21/2010Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (33-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010House concurred in Governor's recommendation (79-Y 15-N)
04/21/2010VOTE: --- ADOPTION (79-Y 15-N) (see vote tally)
04/21/2010G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/21/2010Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/21/2010Signed by President as reenrolled
04/21/2010Reenrolled bill text (SB738ER2)
04/21/2010Enacted, Chapter 817 (effective 7/1/10)
04/21/2010G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0817)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 5 clips in all, totaling 20 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB1388.