Opportunity Educational Institution; established, report. (HB2096)

Introduced By

Del. Greg Habeeb (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Del. Chris Head (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Opportunity Educational Institution established. Creates the Opportunity Educational Institution (Institution) to be administered and supervised by the Opportunity Educational Institution Board (Board) and requires any school that has been denied accreditation for the previous two school years to be transferred to the Division and remain in the Division for five years or until the school achieves full accreditation. The bill also sets forth requirements for student attendance, staffing, and funding for the Division. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13102767D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Education
01/14/2013Assigned Education sub: Teachers and Admin. Action
01/25/2013Impact statement from DPB (HB2096)
01/28/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (6-Y 3-N)
01/28/2013Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
01/30/2013Reported from Education with substitute (18-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Committee substitute printed 13104510D-H1
01/30/2013Referred to Committee on Appropriations
01/31/2013Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/01/2013Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (5-Y 2-N)
02/01/2013Reported from Appropriations with substitute (18-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2013Committee substitute printed 13104865D-H2
02/02/2013Read first time
02/04/2013Read second time
02/04/2013Committee on Education substitute rejected 13104510D-H1
02/04/2013Committee on Appropriations substitute agreed to 13104865D-H2
02/04/2013Pending question ordered
02/04/2013Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2096H2
02/05/2013Read third time and passed House (66-Y 34-N)
02/05/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 34-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/14/2013Reported from Education and Health with amendment (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2013Read third time
02/18/2013Reading of amendment waived
02/18/2013Committee amendment agreed to
02/18/2013Passed by for the day
02/19/2013Read third time
02/19/2013Passed by for the day
02/20/2013Read third time
02/20/2013Passed by for the day
02/21/2013Read third time
02/21/2013Passed by temporarily
02/21/2013Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/21/2013Defeated by Senate (19-Y 21-N) (see vote tally)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 4 clips in all, totaling 1 hour.