Standards of Learning; eligibility for retake of tests. (SB874)

Introduced By

Sen. John Cosgrove (R-Chesapeake) with support from co-patron Sen. Lynwood Lewis (D-Accomac)

Progress

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

Description

Public schools; Standards of Learning tests. Directs the Board of Education to promulgate regulations to provide the same criteria for eligibility for an expedited retake of any Standards of Learning assessment in reading or mathematics to each student regardless of grade level. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/07/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/15 15100985D
01/07/2015Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/14/2015Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/22/2015Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/22/2015Committee substitute printed 15104081D-S1
01/23/2015Incorporates SB757
01/23/2015Passed by for the day
01/23/2015Incorporates SB897
01/23/2015Incorporates SB984
01/23/2015Incorporates SB995
01/23/2015Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/23/2015Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB874S1)
01/26/2015Read second time
01/26/2015Reading of substitute waived
01/26/2015Committee substitute agreed to 15104081D-S1
01/26/2015Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB874S1
01/27/2015Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2015Placed on Calendar
01/30/2015Read first time
01/30/2015Referred to Committee on Education
02/11/2015Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2015Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/11/2015Reported from Appropriations (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/12/2015Read second time
02/13/2015Read third time
02/13/2015Passed House BLOCK VOTE (97-Y 0-N)
02/13/2015VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2015Enrolled
02/17/2015Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB874ER)
02/17/2015Signed by Speaker
02/19/2015Impact statement from DPB (SB874ER)
02/20/2015Signed by President
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, March 30, 2015
02/23/2015Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/15
02/23/2015G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, March 29, 2015
03/16/2015G Approved by Governor-Chapter 148 (effective 7/1/15)
03/16/2015G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0148)

Video

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 35 seconds.