Students who are English language learners; BOE to consider certain assessment. (HB241)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Roxann Robinson (R-Chesterfield)

Progress

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

Description

Students with limited English proficiency; alternative to the eleventh grade Standards of Learning end-of-course English reading assessment. Requires the Board of Education to authorize the use of an English language proficiency assessment such as the WIDA ACCESS for ELLs assessment as an alternative to the eleventh grade Standards of Learning end-of-course English reading assessment for students with limited English proficiency. Amends § 22.1-253.13:3, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
12/29/2015Committee
12/29/2015Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16101325D
12/29/2015Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2016Assigned to sub: Subcommittee Education Innovation
01/15/2016Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee Education Innovation
01/15/2016Assigned Education sub:
01/21/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (HB241)
01/26/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (HB241)
02/02/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment(s) (9-Y 0-N)
02/03/2016Reported from Education with substitute (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2016Committee substitute printed 16105039D-H1
02/04/2016Read first time
02/05/2016Read second time
02/05/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16105039D-H1
02/05/2016Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB241H1
02/08/2016Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (98-Y 0-N)
02/08/2016VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/09/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2016Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/18/2016Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB241H1)
02/19/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Read third time
02/22/2016Motion to recommit to committee agreed to
02/22/2016Recommitted to Education and Health
03/03/2016Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/04/2016Read third time
03/04/2016Passed Senate (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/08/2016Enrolled
03/08/2016Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB241ER)
03/08/2016Impact statement from DPB (HB241ER)
03/08/2016Signed by Speaker
03/10/2016Signed by President
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Monday, April 11, 2016
03/11/2016Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 3/11/16
03/11/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, Sunday, April 10, 2016
03/28/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 516 (effective 7/1/16)
03/28/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0516)

Video

This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 4 minutes.

Transcript

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

ASSESSMENT -- ALTERNATIVE MEANS OF ASSESSMENT. WE'VE BEEN LOOKING TO MAKE SURE THAT INDIVIDUALS HAVE A METHOD BY WHICH THEY'RE ABLE TO ASSESS. THIS BILL CAME TO THE FLOOR BEFORE AND WE SENSE IT BACK AND ONCE WE LOOKED AT IT AND LINED IT UP WITH THE SENATE BILL, IT IS EXACTLY LIKE THE ABOUT I WILL THAT PASSED OFF THIS FLAR, AS I REMEMBER, 40-0. THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL HOUSE BILL 241 RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL. AYES 39, NOS 0. AYES 39, NOS 0.

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: SB538 and SB548.