Home instruction of children; limits required description of curriculum. (HB1208)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Home instruction of children; curriculum description.  Requires that the description of the curriculum, which a parent electing to provide home instruction to his child in lieu of school attendance must submit to the school division superintendent, shall be limited to a list of subjects to be studied during the coming year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2012Presented and ordered printed 12104286D
01/19/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/24/2012Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
01/26/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2012Reported from Education (20-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2012Read first time
02/01/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2012Read third time and passed House (77-Y 23-N)
02/02/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (77-Y 23-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/23/2012Reported from Education and Health (10-Y 5-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 (25-Y 14-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1208ER)
03/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1208ER)
03/02/2012Signed by Speaker
03/05/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 547 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0547)


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 8 minutes.