School calendar. (HB753)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls) with support from co-patrons Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham), Del. Dave Albo (R-Springfield), Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church), Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill), and Del. Rick Morris (R-Carrollton)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


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 »


Bill Has Failed


01/12/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102583D
01/12/2016Referred 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 (HB753)
01/26/2016Subcommittee recommends reporting (7-Y 2-N)
01/27/2016Reported from Education (16-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/28/2016Read first time
01/29/2016Read second time and engrossed
02/01/2016Read third time and passed House (76-Y 22-N)
02/01/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (76-Y 22-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2016Constitutional reading dispensed
02/02/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/18/2016Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB93, HB788 and SB340.