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. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


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