School calendar; continuing waivers. (SB131)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patron Sen. Ralph Smith (R-Roanoke)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School calendar; continuing waivers. Requires the Board of Education to waive the requirement that a local school board set the first day students are required to attend school to be after Labor Day for any local school board that was granted a "good cause" waiver of this requirement for the 2011-2012 school year. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14
12/30/2013Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/14 14102796D
12/30/2013Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/24/2014Impact statement from DPB (SB131)
01/28/2014Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/06/2014Reported from Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2014Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N)
02/10/2014Motion to rerefer to committee agreed to
02/10/2014Rereferred to Finance
02/11/2014Left in Finance


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 1 minute.