School calendar; local school boards responsbile for setting and determining opening day. (HB333)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls) with support from co-patron Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School calendar. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening date of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios for which the Board of Education may grant waivers of this requirement. The bill contains technical amendments. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/02/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102610D
01/02/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/20/2014Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/23/2014Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (HB333)
01/30/2014Subcommittee recommends reporting (6-Y 0-N)
02/03/2014Reported from Education (14-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2014Read first time
02/05/2014Passed by until February 10, 2014
02/05/2014Passed by until Monday, February 10, 2014
02/10/2014Read second time and engrossed
02/11/2014Read third time and passed House (72-Y 26-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: PASSAGE (72-Y 26-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2014Reconsideration of passage agreed to by House
02/11/2014Passed House (75-Y 24-N)
02/11/2014VOTE: PASSAGE #2 (75-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2014Constitutional reading dispensed
02/12/2014Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/04/2014Left in Education and Health


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 1 clip in all, totaling 2 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB386.