Northern Va. Community College, et al.; computer science training, etc., for public school teachers. (SB1493)

Introduced By

Sen. Jennifer McClellan (D-Richmond) with support from co-patron Sen. Jill Holtzman Vogel (R-Winchester)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Establishment of Computer Science for All Virginia Students Advisory Committee and Computer Science for All Virginia Students public-private partnership. Declares CodeVA, Inc., to be the Computer Science for All Virginia Students public-private partnership (the public-private partnership) and requires the public-private partnership to establish and administer the Computer Science for All Virginia Students Initiative for the purpose of developing, marketing, and implementing high-quality and effective computer science training and professional development activities for public school teachers throughout the Commonwealth. The bill also requires the Secretary of Education to establish the Computer Science for All Virginia Students Advisory Committee for the purpose of advising and making recommendations to the public-private partnership on such training and professional development activities. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/18/2017Presented and ordered printed 17103742D
01/18/2017Referred to Committee on General Laws and Technology
01/30/2017Reported from General Laws and Technology with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Committee substitute printed 17104892D-S1
01/30/2017Rereferred to Finance
02/01/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1493S1)
02/02/2017Reported from Finance with substitute (16-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2017Committee substitute printed 17105136D-S2
02/03/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N 1-A) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Read second time
02/06/2017Committee substitute rejected 17104892D-S1
02/06/2017Reading of substitute waived
02/06/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105136D-S2
02/06/2017Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute SB1493S2
02/06/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Passed by for the day
02/06/2017Reconsideration of Passed by for the day agreed to (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2017Passed Senate (39-Y 1-N) (see vote tally)
02/08/2017Placed on Calendar
02/08/2017Read first time
02/08/2017Referred to Committee on Education
02/15/2017Reported from Education with substitute (22-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/15/2017Committee substitute printed 17105524D-H1
02/15/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1493H1)
02/16/2017Read second time
02/17/2017Read third time
02/17/2017Committee substitute agreed to 17105524D-H1
02/17/2017Engrossed by House - committee substitute SB1493H1
02/17/2017Passed House with substitute BLOCK VOTE (99-Y 0-N)
02/17/2017VOTE: BLOCK VOTE PASSAGE (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/21/2017House substitute rejected by Senate (0-Y 40-N) (see vote tally)
02/22/2017House insisted on substitute
02/22/2017House requested conference committee
02/23/2017Senate acceded to request (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by Senate
02/23/2017Senators: McClellan, Dunnavant, Peake
02/23/2017Conferees appointed by House
02/23/2017Delegates: Greason, Leftwich, Bulova
02/24/2017Conference substitute printed 17105821D-S3
02/24/2017Conference report agreed to by Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/25/2017Conference report agreed to by House (97-Y 0-N)
02/25/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (97-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1493ER)
03/07/2017Signed by Speaker
03/08/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1493ER)
03/10/2017Signed by President
03/13/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 3/13/17
03/13/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, March 27, 2017
03/24/2017Governor's recommendation received by Senate
04/05/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation (99-Y 0-N)
04/05/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (99-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
04/05/2017G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/05/2017Reenrolled bill text (SB1493ER2)
04/05/2017Signed by President as reenrolled
04/05/2017Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/05/2017Enacted, Chapter 823 (effective 7/1/17)
04/05/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0823)


This bill was discussed on the floor of the General Assembly. Below is all of the video that we have of that discussion, 2 clips in all, totaling 2 minutes.