School calendar; certain school divisions granted waiver from regular opening schedule. (HB1483)

Introduced By

Del. Bill Cleaveland (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School calendar.  Adds to the "good cause" circumstances for which school divisions may be granted a waiver from the post-Labor Day school opening schedule a school division that is entirely surrounded by school divisions that have an opening date prior to Labor Day in the school year for which the waiver is sought. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


12/10/2010Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11100481D
12/10/2010Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1483)
01/18/2011Assigned Education sub: #3 Teachers and Admin. Action
01/27/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting (4-Y 3-N)
01/31/2011Reported from Education (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2011Read first time
02/02/2011Read second time
02/02/2011Pending question ordered
02/02/2011Engrossed by House
02/03/2011Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N)
02/03/2011VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2011Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/17/2011Reported from Education and Health with amendments (10-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Passed by for the day
02/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Constitutional reading dispensed, passed by for the day (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Reconsideration of passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Reconsideration of dispensing with constitutional reading agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Motion to rerefer to committee rejected (13-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Reconsideration of motion to rerefer to committee agreed to (38-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Passed by for the day
02/22/2011Passed by for the day
02/23/2011Read second time
02/23/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2011Passed by for the day
02/24/2011Read third time
02/24/2011Reading of amendments waived
02/24/2011Committee amendments agreed to
02/24/2011Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/24/2011Passed Senate with amendments (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2011Placed on Calendar
02/24/2011Senate amendments agreed to by House (68-Y 22-N)
02/24/2011VOTE: ADOPTION (68-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
03/03/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1483ER)
03/03/2011Signed by Speaker
03/06/2011Signed by President
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 387 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0387)
03/29/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1483ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 15 clips in all, totaling 32 minutes.