Local school boards; administration of Standards of Learning assessments. (HB1303)

Introduced By

Del. Peter Farrell (R-Henrico) with support from co-patrons Del. Jeion Ward (D-Hampton), and Sen. Monty Mason (D-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Local school boards; administration of Standards of Learning assessments. Requires the Board of Education to make Standards of Learning assessments available to each local school board in advance of each school year and requires the school board to administer such assessments on the date during the school year that the board deems most appropriate to evaluate each student's knowledge, application of knowledge, critical thinking, and skills related to the Standards of Learning being assessed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


11/06/2014Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100234D
11/06/2014Referred to Committee on Education
01/30/2015Assigned Education sub: Education Reform
02/04/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (7-Y 0-N)
02/04/2015Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2015Committee substitute printed 15104700D-H1
02/05/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Read second time
02/06/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104700D-H1
02/06/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1303H1
02/09/2015Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (96-Y 0-N)
02/09/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (96-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/13/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1303H1)
02/19/2015Reported from Education and Health (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Read third time
02/24/2015Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1303ER)
03/06/2015Signed by Speaker
03/07/2015Signed by President
03/10/2015Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/10/15
03/10/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/23/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 558 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0558)
03/24/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB1303ER)


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 40 seconds.