Teacher licensure by reciprocity; professional teacher's assessments, report. (HB2352)

Introduced By

Del. Nick Freitas (R-Culpeper) with support from co-patron Del. Michael Webert (R-Marshall)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure by reciprocity; professional teacher's assessments. Exempts from any professional teacher's assessment requirements any individual who has obtained a valid out-of-state license, with full credentials and without deficiencies, that is in force at the time the application for a Virginia license is received by the Department of Education, subject to the approval of the division superintendent or the school board in the school division in which such individual is employed. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103936D
01/16/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2352)
01/20/2017Assigned Education sub: Education Innovation
01/31/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (6-Y 2-N)
02/01/2017Reported from Education with substitute (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/01/2017Committee substitute printed 17104878D-H1
02/02/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Read second time
02/03/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17104878D-H1
02/03/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB2352H1
02/06/2017Read third time and passed House (68-Y 30-N)
02/06/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (68-Y 30-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/07/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/08/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2352H1)
02/10/2017Assigned Education sub: Public Education
02/16/2017Reported from Education and Health (12-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2017Read third time
02/20/2017Passed Senate (36-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2352ER)
02/23/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2352ER)
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
03/24/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 688 (effective 7/1/17)
03/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0688)