School boards, local; selection, abolishes selection commissions in school divisions, etc. (HB1926)

Introduced By

Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Selection of local school boards; school board selection commissions. Abolishes school board selection commissions in school divisions composed of a single county and gives the county governing body all powers and duties previously held by the school board selection commission, including selection of the school board. The bill also eliminates, in single-county school divisions, referendums as a method of authorizing school board appointment by the county governing body or abolishing the school board selection commission. Read the Bill »


02/14/2013: Failed to Pass in Committee


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100639D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Admin. Action
01/24/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
01/28/2013Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB1926)
01/29/2013Read first time
01/30/2013Passed by for the day
01/31/2013Read second time
01/31/2013Amendment by Delegate Kilgore agreed to
01/31/2013Engrossed by House as amended HB1926E
01/31/2013Printed as engrossed 13100639D-E
02/01/2013Read third time and passed House (98-Y 0-N)
02/01/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/04/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/11/2013Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/14/2013Committee substitute printed to Web only 13105052D-S1
02/14/2013Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)


This bill mentions Southampton.


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 3 minutes.