Graduation requirements; computer programming as foreign language. (HB228)

Introduced By

Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield)

Progress

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

Description

Board of Education; graduation requirements; computer programming as foreign language. Requires the Board of Education, in establishing course and credit requirements for a high school diploma, to provide that the standard units of credit in foreign language required to graduate with an advanced studies diploma may be satisfied by the successful completion of computer programming courses approved by the Board. The bill also requires the Board to establish criteria for the approval of computer programming coursework completed at an associate-degree-granting public institution of higher education or an associate-degree-granting private institution of higher education for the purpose of satisfying such foreign language graduation requirements. The bill has a delayed effective date of July 1, 2018. Amends § 22.1-253.13:4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
12/29/2015Committee
12/29/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16100779D
12/29/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Elementary and Secondary Education
01/19/2016Assigned to sub: Education Innovation
01/19/2016Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
01/27/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (HB228)
02/08/2016Subcommittee recommends laying on the table
02/16/2016Left in Education

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 20 seconds.

Transcript

This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania): AYES 34, NOS 4.

[Unknown]: AYES 34, NOS 4. THE BILL PASSES. FOR WHAT PURPOSE DOES THE SENATOR RISE? MR. PRESIDENT, HAVING VOTED ON THE PREVAILING SIDE BY WHICH WE PASSED HB 226, I MOVE WE TAKE