Uniformed services-connected students; Department of Education shall establish process to identify. (HB2373)

Introduced By

Del. David Ramadan (R-South Riding)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Uniformed services-connected students; identification. Requires the Department of Education to establish a process for the identification by local school divisions of newly enrolled students who have a parent in the uniformed services. Local school divisions are required to identify such students in accordance with the process. Nonidentifiable, aggregate data collected from the identification of such students shall be made available to local, state, and federal entities for the purposes of enhancing the funding and quality of services provided to serve the unique needs of uniformed services-connected students residing in the Commonwealth. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/23/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103903D
01/23/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/29/2015Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
02/02/2015Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (8-Y 2-N)
02/04/2015Reported from Education with amendment (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Read first time
02/06/2015Read second time
02/06/2015Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2015Engrossed by House as amended HB2373E
02/06/2015Printed as engrossed 15103903D-E
02/09/2015Read third time and passed House (96-Y 1-N)
02/09/2015VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2015Constitutional reading dispensed
02/10/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/19/2015Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/19/2015Committee substitute printed 15105311D-S1
02/20/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015Read third time
02/23/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/23/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105311D-S1
02/23/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute HB2373S1
02/23/2015Passed Senate with substitute (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Placed on Calendar
02/24/2015Senate substitute rejected by House 15105311D-S1 (1-Y 99-N)
02/24/2015VOTE: REJECTED (1-Y 99-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Senate insisted on substitute (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2015Senate requested conference committee
02/26/2015House acceded to request
02/26/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/26/2015Delegates: Ramadan, Greason, Mason
02/26/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/26/2015Senators: Reeves, Cosgrove, Dance
02/26/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/26/2015Conference substitute printed 15105601D-H1
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/26/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2373ER)
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 582 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0582)
03/24/2015Impact statement from DPB (HB2373ER)


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 3 minutes.