Students receiving home instruction; participation in AP and PSAT/NMSQT. (SB1414)

Introduced By

Sen. Steve Newman (R-Forest) with support from co-patron Sen. Amanda Chase (R-Midlothian)

Progress

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

Description

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. Amends § 22.1-254.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Passed

History

DateAction
01/11/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103571D
01/11/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/17/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1414)
02/02/2017Reported from Education and Health with amendments (12-Y 2-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Reading of amendments waived
02/06/2017Committee amendments agreed to
02/06/2017Engrossed by Senate as amended SB1414E
02/06/2017Printed as engrossed 17103571D-E
02/07/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Placed on Calendar
02/09/2017Read first time
02/09/2017Referred to Committee on Education
02/10/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1414E)
02/15/2017Reported from Education (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/16/2017Read second time
02/17/2017Read third time
02/17/2017Passed House BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017Enrolled
02/22/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1414ER)
02/22/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1414ER)
02/22/2017Signed by President
02/22/2017Signed by Speaker
02/23/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/23/17
02/23/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/13/2017G Approved by Governor-Chapter 334 (effective 7/1/17)
03/13/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0334)

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.



Sen. Scott Surovell (D-Mount Vernon): WE DON'T HAVE SECRET EVIDENCE IN THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA. HERE YOU GET TO KNOW WHAT THE EVIDENCE IS AGAINST YOU IN A SILL OR CRIMINAL CASE AND THIS COSENCTION SIMPLY SAYS -- THIS AMEND SIMPLY SAYS THAT JUVENILE COURT HAS TO MAKE SOME KIND OF RECORD, EITHER A TRANSCRIPT OR DIGITALLY RECORD IT OR THE JUDGE CAN ACTUALLY WRITE IT DOWN AND I THINK IT'S A PRETTY COMMON SENSE BILL AND I LOPE THE BODY WOULD PASS IT.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): THANK YOU, SENATOR. THE QUESTION IS SHALL SENATE BILL 1344 PASS. ALL IN FAVOR OF THE MOTION WILL RECORD THEIR VOTES AYE, THOSE OPPOSED NO. ARE THE SENATORS READY TO VOTE? HAVE ALL THE SENATORS VOTED? DO ANY SENATORS DESIRE TO CHANGE THEIR VOTE? THE CLERK WILL CLOSE THE ROLL.

[Unknown]: AYES 40, NOS 0. AYES 40, NOS 0. THE BILL PASSES. SENATE BILL 1359, A BILL RELATING TO LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS, SCHOOL BUILDINGS, POTABLE WATER, LEAD TESTING. THE SENATOR FROM PRINCE WILLIAM COUNTY, SENATOR McPIKE.

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City): MR. PRESIDENT, I MOVE THE BILL PASS AND SPEAKING TO THAT MOTION.

[Unknown]: THE SENATOR HAS THE FLOOR.

Sen. Jeremy McPike (D-Dale City): THIS BILL SETS OUT A FRAMEWORK WHERE LOCAL SCHOOL BOARDS WILL CREATE A PLAN TO IMPLEMS A TESTING PROCEDURE FOR ALL THEIR SCHOOL FACILITIES, CHECKING FOR LEAD. THE PROBLEM IS THAT OUR