Mandatory testing; exclusion of certain students. (HB2077)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Violations related to secure mandatory testing; exclusion of students.  Adds the act of excluding students from testing who are required to be assessed to the conditions under which the Board of Education may (i) bring a cause of action, (ii) suspend or revoke an administrative or teaching license, or (iii) initiate or cause to be initiated a review or investigation of any alleged break in security, unauthorized alteration, or improper administration of tests. Amends § 22.1-19.1, § 22.1-253.13:3, § 22.1-292.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/12/2011 Committee
  • 01/12/2011 Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/12/11 11101370D
  • 01/12/2011 Referred to Committee on Education
  • 01/19/2011 Reported from Education with substitute (20-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/19/2011 Committee substitute printed 11104367D-H1
  • 01/20/2011 Read first time
  • 01/21/2011 Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
  • 01/21/2011 Rereferred to Education
  • 01/26/2011 Reported from Education with amendment (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/27/2011 Impact statement from DPB (HB2077H1)
  • 01/27/2011 Read first time
  • 01/28/2011 Read second time
  • 01/28/2011 Committee substitute agreed to 11104367D-H1
  • 01/28/2011 Committee amendment agreed to
  • 01/28/2011 Engrossed by House - committee substitute with amendment HB2077EH1
  • 01/28/2011 Printed as engrossed 11104367D-EH1
  • 01/31/2011 Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
  • 01/31/2011 VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/01/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/01/2011 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/10/2011 Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/11/2011 Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/14/2011 Read third time
  • 02/14/2011 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/15/2011 Impact statement from DPB (HB2077EH1)
  • 02/17/2011 Enrolled
  • 02/17/2011 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2077ER)
  • 02/17/2011 Impact statement from DPB (HB2077ER)
  • 02/17/2011 Signed by Speaker
  • 02/20/2011 Signed by President
  • 03/18/2011 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 248 (effective 7/1/11)
  • 03/18/2011 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0248)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 35 seconds.