Class size limits; establishes maximum of 24 students in science laboratory classes in grades 6-12. (HB168)

Introduced By

Del. Kathleen Murphy (D-McLean) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Keam (D-Vienna)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Class size limits; grades six through 12; science laboratory classes. Establishes a maximum class size of 24 students in science laboratory classes in grades six through 12. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


12/22/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18102514D
12/22/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #3
01/23/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/25/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #2
01/26/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB168)
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends reporting (10-Y 0-N)
01/31/2018Subcommittee recommends referring to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2018Reported from Education with amendment (12-Y 10-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Referred to Committee on Appropriations
02/05/2018Assigned App. sub: Elementary & Secondary Education
02/07/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 1-N)
02/13/2018Left in Appropriations