Uniformed services-connected students; identification. (SB1354)

Introduced By

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania) with support from co-patron Sen. John Miller (D-Newport News)


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


01/20/2015Presented and ordered printed 15103164D
01/20/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/2015Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/02/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1354)
02/05/2015Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2015Committee substitute printed 15104857D-S1
02/05/2015Incorporates SB1347
02/06/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Read second time
02/09/2015Reading of substitute waived
02/09/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104857D-S1
02/09/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1354S1
02/09/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2015Passed Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Placed on Calendar
02/11/2015Read first time
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2015Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2015Committee substitute printed 15105037D-H1
02/17/2015Read second time
02/18/2015Read third time
02/18/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15105037D-H1
02/18/2015Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1354H1
02/18/2015Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (100-Y 0-N)
02/18/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (100-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2015House substitute rejected by Senate (3-Y 35-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2015House insisted on substitute
02/23/2015House requested conference committee
02/24/2015Senate acceded to request (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2015Conferees appointed by Senate
02/24/2015Senators: Reeves, Cosgrove, Dance
02/25/2015Conferees appointed by House
02/25/2015Delegates: Ramadan, Greason, Mason
02/26/2015C Amended by conference committee
02/26/2015Conference substitute printed 15105599D-S2
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (37-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Reconsideration of conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by Senate (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2015Conference report agreed to by House (99-Y 0-N)
02/26/2015VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/06/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1354ER)
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 583 (effective 7/1/15)
03/23/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0583)
03/24/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB1354ER)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 3 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2284.