High schools; Board of Education to make recommendations. (HB1530)

Introduced By

Del. Glenn Davis (R-Virginia Beach) with support from co-patron Del. Dave LaRock (R-Loudoun)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Career and technical education; diplomas. Requires the Board of Education to make recommendations to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Committee on Education and the Senate Committee on Education and Health no later than November 1, 2018, relating to (i) strategies for eliminating any stigma associated with high school career and technical education pathways and the choice of high school students to pursue coursework and other educational opportunities in career and technical education and related fields such as computer science and robotics and (ii) the consolidation of the standard and advanced diplomas into a single diploma and the creation of multiple endorsements for such diploma to recognize student competencies and achievements in specific subject matter areas. Amends § 22.1-253.13:4, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/19/2018Presented and ordered printed 18103962D
01/19/2018Referred to Committee on Education
01/26/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
02/01/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1530)
02/02/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (10-Y 0-N)
02/07/2018Reported from Education with substitute (17-Y 5-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Committee substitute printed 18106630D-H1
02/09/2018Read first time
02/12/2018Floor substitute printed 18107080D-H2 (Davis)
02/12/2018Read second time
02/12/2018Committee substitute from Education rejected 18106630D-H1
02/12/2018Substitute by Delegate Davis agreed to 18107080D-H2
02/12/2018Engrossed by House - floor substitute HB1530H2
02/13/2018Read third time and passed House (96-Y 4-N)
02/13/2018VOTE: PASSAGE (96-Y 4-N) (see vote tally)
02/14/2018Constitutional reading dispensed
02/14/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health
02/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1530H2)
02/21/2018Assigned Education sub: Public Education
03/01/2018Reported from Education and Health (15-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (37-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/05/2018Read third time
03/05/2018Passed Senate (40-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
03/07/2018Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1530ER)
03/07/2018Signed by Speaker
03/08/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB1530ER)
03/09/2018Signed by President
03/15/2018Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 15, 2018
03/15/2018G Governor's Action Deadline Midnight, April 9, 2018
03/29/2018G Approved by Governor-Chapter 517 (effective 7/1/18)
03/29/2018G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP0517)