Standards of Quality; assignment of certain staff by local school divisions. (HB2066)

Introduced By

Del. Chris Peace (R-Mechanicsville) with support from co-patron Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Standards of Quality; assignment of certain staff. Permits local school divisions that employ a sufficient number of librarians, guidance counselors, and school-based clerical personnel to meet the staffing requirements that are prescribed in Standard 2 of the Standards of Quality to assign librarians, guidance counselors, and school-based clerical personnel to schools within the division according to the area of greatest need, regardless of whether such schools are elementary, middle, or secondary. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102817D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/14/2013Assigned Education sub: Standards Of Quality
01/15/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (9-Y 0-N)
01/16/2013Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/16/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/17/2013Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2066)
01/22/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 0-N)
01/23/2013Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/25/2013Read first time
01/28/2013Read second time and engrossed
01/29/2013Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
01/29/2013VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
01/30/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/07/2013Reported from Education and Health (11-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Read third time
02/11/2013Passed by for the day
02/11/2013Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2013Passed Senate (38-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2013Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2066ER)
02/14/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2066ER)
02/14/2013Signed by Speaker
02/14/2013Signed by President
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 224 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0224)


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 2 minutes.