School calendar; opening day of school year. (HB1983)

Introduced By

Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls) with support from co-patrons Del. Les Adams (R-Chatham), and Del. Jim LeMunyon (R-Oak Hill)

Progress

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

Description

School calendar; opening day of the school year. 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. Amends § 22.1-26, § 22.1-296, § 22.1-79.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/10/2017Committee
01/10/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17101307D
01/10/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB1983)
01/23/2017Reported from Education (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
01/24/2017Read first time
01/25/2017Read second time and engrossed
01/26/2017Read third time and passed House (75-Y 24-N)
01/26/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (75-Y 24-N) (see vote tally)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
01/27/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2017Passed by indefinitely in Education and Health (9-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)

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 1 minute.

Transcript

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

AND MOVE TO THE THIRD READING. THAT WILL THE BILL BE ENGROSSED AND PASSED TO THE THIRD READING? AS MANY AS FAVOR THAT MOTION WILL SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. THE BILL IS ENGROSSED AND PASSED. 1889, A BILL TO AMEND AND REENACT A SECTION OF THE CODE OF VIRGINIA RELATED TO LOCAL LICENSE TAXES, EXEMPTION FOR CERTAIN DEFENSE PRODUCTION BUSINESSES, REPORTED FROM THE COMMITTEE ON FINANCE WITH A SUBSTITUTE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THE GENTLEMAN FROM FAIRFAX, MR. HUGO.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): I MOVE THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): QUESTION IS ON ADOPTION OF THE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE. AS MANY AS FAVOR THAT MOTION WILL SAY AYE. THOSE OPPOSED, NO. SUBSTITUTE IS AGREED TO. THE GENTLEMAN FROM FAIRFAX.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): MR. SPEAKER, HOUSE BILL 1889 IS IN RESPONSE TO A RECENT RULING BY THE TAX DEPARTMENT WHICH HAS CREATED THE POSSIBILITY FOR LOCALITIES TO IMPOSE A DEPOT TAX ON DEFENSE MANUFACTURERS FOR CERTAIN MANUFACTURING AND REMANUFACTURING. I HOPE IT WOULD BE THE WILL OF THE BODY TO ENGROSS THE BILL AND PASS IT TO ITS THIRD READING.

[Unknown]: AS MANY AS FAVOR THAT MOTION

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB2031.