Accreditation of schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations. (HB1554)

Introduced By

Del. Tony Wilt (R-Harrisonburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Accreditation of schools; delayed implementation of certain statutes and regulations, etc.  Provides for the delayed implementation of statutes and regulations upon which the accreditation of schools in the Commonwealth is based that were not already in effect on June 30, 2008, with the exception of the graduation and completion rate index, until July 1, 2012, unless such statutes or regulations are also specifically required by federal code, federal regulation, or court action. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/03/2011Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11102465D
01/03/2011Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2011Assigned Education sub: #1 Standards of Quality
01/21/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1554)
02/01/2011Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 2-N)
02/02/2011Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2011Committee substitute printed 11104950D-H1
02/02/2011Incorporates HB2378
02/03/2011Read first time
02/04/2011Read second time
02/04/2011Committee substitute agreed to 11104950D-H1
02/04/2011Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1554H1
02/06/2011Passed by for the day
02/07/2011Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/07/2011VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2011Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2011Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/17/2011Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2011Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2011Read third time
02/21/2011Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2011Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1554ER)
02/25/2011Impact statement from DPB (HB1554ER)
02/26/2011Signed by Speaker
02/28/2011Signed by President
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 391 (effective 7/1/11)
03/23/2011G Approved by Governor-Chapter 391 (effective 7/1/11 - see bill)
03/23/2011G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0391)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB810 and HB2378.


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What's this bill about?

Virginia Society of CPAs, tracking this bill in Photosynthesis, notes:

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