Students with limited English proficiency; alternative to the eleventh grade Standards of Learning. (SB538)

Introduced By

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon) with support from co-patrons Del. Paul Krizek (D-Alexandria), and Sen. George Barker (D-Alexandria)

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
01/13/2016Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/13/16 16102745D
01/13/2016Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/21/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (SB538)
01/21/2016Assigned Education sub: Public Education
01/26/2016Impact statement from DOE/COO (SB538)
02/04/2016Reported from Education and Health with substitute (14-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/04/2016Committee substitute printed 16104872D-S1
02/04/2016Incorporates SB548
02/05/2016Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2016Read second time
02/08/2016Reading of substitute waived
02/08/2016Committee substitute agreed to 16104872D-S1
02/08/2016Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB538S1
02/09/2016Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/11/2016Placed on Calendar
02/11/2016Read first time
02/11/2016Referred to Committee on Education
02/16/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB538S1)
02/17/2016Reported from Education (21-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/18/2016Read second time
02/19/2016Read third time
02/19/2016Passed House (97-Y 0-N)
02/19/2016VOTE: PASSAGE (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2016Enrolled
02/22/2016Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB538ER)
02/22/2016Impact statement from DPB (SB538ER)
02/22/2016Signed by President
02/22/2016Signed by Speaker
02/22/2016Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/22/16
02/22/2016G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 29, 2016
02/29/2016G Approved by Governor-Chapter 58 (effective 7/1/16)
02/29/2016G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0058)

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 32 seconds.

Transcript

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

SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES V. IT. THE FLOOR SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. SENATE BILL 538 REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON EDUCATION AND HEALTH WITH A SUBSTITUTE. THE SENATOR FROM EASTERN FAIRFAX COUNTY, SENATOR SUROVELL.

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon): I MOVE THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE.

[Unknown]: THE QUESTION IS SHALL THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE BE AGREED TO. ALL IN FAVOR SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE AYES HAVE IT. THE SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO.

Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon): SENATE BILL 669 RECORDED FROM

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB241 and SB548.