Public schools; reading intervention. (HB1181)

Introduced By

Del. Steve Landes (R-Weyers Cave) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public schools; reading intervention. Requires local school divisions to provide reading intervention services to students in grades three and four who demonstrate deficiencies based on their individual performance on the Standards of Learning reading test or any reading diagnostic test that meets criteria established by the Department of Education. Amends § 22.1-253.13:1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


  • 01/18/2012 Committee
  • 01/18/2012 Presented and ordered printed 12104027D
  • 01/18/2012 Referred to Committee on Education
  • 01/25/2012 Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 01/25/2012 Referred to Committee on Appropriations
  • 01/26/2012 Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
  • 02/06/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB1181)
  • 02/06/2012 Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
  • 02/10/2012 Reported from Appropriations with amendments (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/12/2012 Read first time
  • 02/13/2012 Read second time
  • 02/13/2012 Committee amendments agreed to
  • 02/13/2012 Engrossed by House as amended HB1181E
  • 02/13/2012 Printed as engrossed 12104027D-E
  • 02/14/2012 Read third time and passed House (100-Y 0-N)
  • 02/14/2012 VOTE: PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/14/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB1181E)
  • 02/15/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed
  • 02/15/2012 Referred to Committee on Education and Health
  • 02/23/2012 Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/23/2012 Passed by for the day
  • 02/24/2012 Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 02/27/2012 Read third time
  • 02/27/2012 Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
  • 03/02/2012 Enrolled
  • 03/02/2012 Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1181ER)
  • 03/02/2012 Impact statement from DPB (HB1181ER)
  • 03/02/2012 Signed by Speaker
  • 03/05/2012 Signed by President
  • 04/09/2012 Governor's recommendation received by House
  • 04/17/2012 Placed on Calendar
  • 04/18/2012 House rejected Governor's recommendation (7-Y 88-N)
  • 04/18/2012 VOTE: REJECTED (7-Y 88-N) (see vote tally)
  • 04/18/2012 Communicated to Governor
  • 05/18/2012 G Approved by Governor-Chapter 845 (effective 7/1/12)
  • 05/18/2012 G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0845)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.


robert legge writes:

Isn't this already being done?