Students receiving home instruction; participation in AP and PSAT/NMSQT. (HB2355)

Introduced By

Del. Brenda Pogge (R-Williamsburg)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Students receiving home instruction; participation in Advanced Placement and Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test examinations. Requires school boards to (i) make Advanced Placement (AP) and Preliminary SAT/National Merit Scholarship Qualifying Test (PSAT/NMSQT) examinations available to students receiving home instruction, (ii) adopt written policies that specify the date by which such students shall register to participate in such examinations, and (iii) notify such students and their parents of such registration deadline and the availability of financial assistance to low-income and needy students to take such examinations. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/16/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103344D
01/16/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/18/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2355)
01/20/2017Assigned Education sub: Elementary and Secondary Education
01/27/2017Subcommittee recommends reporting (8-Y 0-N)
01/30/2017Reported from Education (21-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/31/2017Read first time
02/01/2017Read second time and engrossed
02/02/2017Read third time and passed House BLOCK VOTE (95-Y 0-N)
02/02/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (95-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed
02/03/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/09/2017Reported from Education and Health with amendments (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/10/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Read third time
02/13/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/13/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/13/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended
02/13/2017Passed Senate with amendments (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Placed on Calendar
02/15/2017Senate amendments agreed to by House (98-Y 0-N)
02/15/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (98-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/17/2017Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB2355ER)
02/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (HB2355ER)
02/17/2017Signed by Speaker
02/20/2017Signed by President
02/21/2017Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on 2/21/17
02/21/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/03/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 302 (effective 7/1/17)
03/03/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0302)