School calendar. (SB1131)

Introduced By

Sen. Tom Garrett (R-Lynchburg) with support from co-patron Del. Lee Ware (R-Powhatan)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

School calendar. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day 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 »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15101036D
01/13/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/22/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1131)
01/29/2015Failed to report (defeated) in Education and Health (5-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)