Teacher licensure; career and technical education, certain local waivers. (SB1583)

Introduced By

Sen. David Suetterlein (R-Salem) with support from co-patron Sen. Bryce Reeves (R-Spotsylvania)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Teacher licensure; career and technical education; certain local waivers. Permits each local school board or division superintendent to waive certain enumerated licensure requirements for any teacher seeking initial licensure or renewal of a license with an endorsement in the area of career and technical education. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/20/2017Presented and ordered printed 17104199D
01/20/2017Referred to Committee on Education and Health
01/26/2017Reported from Education and Health with substitute (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/26/2017Committee substitute printed 17104832D-S1
01/27/2017Incorporates SB1162 (Reeves)
01/27/2017Constitutional reading dispensed (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2017Passed by for the day
01/31/2017Floor substitute printed 17105001D-S2 (Suetterlein)
01/31/2017Read second time
01/31/2017Reading of substitute waived
01/31/2017Committee substitute rejected 17104832D-S1
01/31/2017Substitute by Senator Suetterlein agreed to 17105001D-S2
01/31/2017Engrossed by Senate - floor substitute SB1583S2
02/01/2017Read third time and passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/03/2017Placed on Calendar
02/03/2017Read first time
02/03/2017Referred to Committee on Education
02/03/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1583S2)
02/08/2017Reported from Education (15-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/09/2017Read second time
02/10/2017Read third time
02/10/2017Passed House (66-Y 29-N)
02/10/2017VOTE: PASSAGE (66-Y 29-N) (see vote tally)
02/13/2017Bill text as passed Senate and House (SB1583ER)
02/13/2017Signed by President
02/13/2017Signed by Speaker
02/14/2017Enrolled Bill Communicated to Governor on 2/14/17
02/14/2017G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, February 21, 2017
02/14/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1583ER)
02/21/2017Governor's recommendation received by Senate
02/23/2017Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (39-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017Passed by until after the first recess
02/24/2017House concurred in Governor's recommendation (93-Y 0-N)
02/24/2017VOTE: ADOPTION (93-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/24/2017G Governor's recommendation adopted
02/24/2017Reenrolled bill text (SB1583ER2)
02/24/2017Signed by President as reenrolled
02/24/2017Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
02/24/2017Enacted, Chapter 255 (effective 7/1/17)
02/24/2017G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0255)
02/27/2017Impact statement from DPB (SB1583ER2)


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 40 seconds.


This is a transcript of the video clips in which this bill is discussed.

to teacher licensure, career and technical education certain local waivers. Previously pass both bodies and went to the governor and he offered amendments and those amendments are before the body.

Del. Bill Howell (R-Fredericksburg): the gentleman from fairfax, Mr. Hugo.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): May this bill go by until after the first recess.

[Unknown]: without objection, by until after the first recess.

Del. Tim Hugo (R-Centreville): Mr. Speaker, continuing with today's calendar. Page 9 going forward, a variety of all of the bills category of house bills in conference.

[Unknown]: Members please sake your seats.