Standards of Quality; assignment of certain staff by local school divisions. (SB1172)

Introduced By

Sen. Harry Blevins (R-Chesapeake)


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 13102820D
01/09/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2013Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/22/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1172)
01/24/2013Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2013Rereferred to Finance
01/29/2013Reported from Finance (14-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2013Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2013Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2013Read third time and passed Senate (37-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2013Placed on Calendar
02/06/2013Read first time
02/06/2013Referred to Committee on Education
02/11/2013Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2013Read second time
02/13/2013Read third time
02/13/2013Passed House (89-Y 10-N)
02/13/2013VOTE: PASSAGE (89-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2013Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1172ER)
02/19/2013Signed by Speaker
02/20/2013Signed by President
02/21/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB1172ER)
03/12/2013G Approved by Governor-Chapter 158 (effective 7/1/13)
03/12/2013G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0158)


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 6 minutes.