School divisions, local; open enrollment policies. (HB603)

Introduced By

Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Open enrollment policies; local school divisions.  Provides that local school divisions may have policies that provide for the open enrollment to any school of any student residing within the school division upon the request of a parent or guardian. The bill describes optional criteria for local school boards to consider when developing any such plan. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/10/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/12 12100070D
01/10/2012Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2012Assigned Education sub: Students and Early Education
02/02/2012Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
02/06/2012Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2012Read first time
02/08/2012Passed by for the day
02/09/2012Read second time and engrossed
02/10/2012Read third time and passed House (97-Y 0-N)
02/10/2012VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2012Constitutional reading dispensed
02/13/2012Referred 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 (HB603ER)
03/02/2012Impact statement from DPB (HB603ER)
03/02/2012Signed by Speaker
03/05/2012Signed by President
04/04/2012G Approved by Governor-Chapter 510 (effective 7/1/12)
04/04/2012G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0510)


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 55 seconds.