Nursing education programs; minimum examination passage rates. (SB814)

Introduced By

Sen. Frank Wagner (R-Virginia Beach)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Nursing education programs; minimum examination passage rates. Requires approved nursing education programs to maintain a minimum passage rate among graduates taking the national licensing examination required for licensure as a professional or practical nurse for the first time that is not lower than 10 percentage points less than the national average passage rate, and provides that in cases in which an approved nursing education program fails to maintain a satisfactory passage rate in two consecutive years, the Board of Nursing shall cause a survey of the program to be made and may place the program on conditional approval with terms and conditions. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/20/2012Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/13 13100833D
12/20/2012Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/08/2013Impact statement from DPB (SB814)
01/24/2013Stricken at request of patron in Education and Health (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)