Virtual schools, public; Board of Education shall establish standards for accreditation. (HB1215)

Introduced By

Del. Dickie Bell (R-Staunton) with support from co-patrons Del. Eileen Filler-Corn (D-Fairfax Station), and Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Virtual schools; accreditation.  Requires the Board of Education to promulgate regulations establishing standards for accreditation of virtual schools that enroll students full time. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/19/2012Committee
01/19/2012Presented and ordered printed 12101688D
01/19/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/24/2012Assigned Education sub: Standards Of Quality
01/31/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
02/01/2012Reported from Education with amendments (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2012Read first time
02/03/2012Read second time
02/03/2012Committee amendments agreed to
02/03/2012Amendment by Delegate Bell, R.P. agreed to
02/03/2012Engrossed by House as amended HB1215E
02/03/2012Printed as engrossed 12101688D-E
02/06/2012Read third time and passed House (92-Y 5-N)
02/06/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (92-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1215E)
02/16/2012Reported from Education and Health (13-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2012Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2012Read third time
02/20/2012Passed Senate (35-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2012Enrolled
02/23/2012Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1215ER)
02/23/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB1215ER)
02/23/2012Signed by Speaker
02/23/2012Signed by President
03/08/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 183 (effective 7/1/12)
03/08/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0183)

Video

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 3 minutes.