Public charter school applications and charter agreements; review by the Board of Education. (HB2218)

Introduced By

Del. Jason Miyares (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patrons Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach), and Del. Tag Greason (R-Potomac Falls)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Public charter school applications and charter agreements; review by the Board of Education. Permits the Board to remand to a school board for further consideration any denied public charter school application or revoked or nonrenewed charter agreement in any school division in which at least half of the schools receive funding pursuant to Title I, Part A of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act of 1965, as amended, upon finding insufficient rationale for such denial, revocation, or nonrenewal based on documentation submitted to the Board by the school board. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/11/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/11/17 17103567D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/13/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2218)
01/20/2017Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
01/31/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with amendment (7-Y 1-N)
02/01/2017Reported from Education with amendment (16-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Passed by for the day
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee amendment agreed to
02/06/2017Amendment by Delegate Miyares agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by House as amended HB2218E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17103567D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed House (58-Y 38-N)
02/07/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (58-Y 38-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/10/2017Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2218E)
02/16/2017Reported from Education and Health (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Defeated by Senate (20-Y 20-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Chair votes No
02/20/2017Reconsideration of Senate passage agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Passed Senate (21-Y 19-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2218ER)
02/23/2017Signed by Speaker
02/24/2017Signed by President
02/28/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/28/17
02/28/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/08/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2218ER)
03/16/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 513 (effective 7/1/17)
03/16/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0513)