School calendar; opening day of school year. (HB36)

Introduced By

Del. Kaye Kory (D-Falls Church) with support from co-patron Del. Patrick Hope (D-Arlington)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


School calendar; opening day of the school year. Makes local school boards responsible for setting the school calendar and determining the opening day of the school year and eliminates the post-Labor Day opening requirement and "good cause" scenarios for which the Board of Education may grant waivers of this requirement. Amends § 22.1-26, § 22.1-296, § 22.1-79.1, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


11/28/2017Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100646D
11/28/2017Referred to Committee on Education
01/15/2018Impact statement from DPB (HB36)
01/19/2018Assigned Education sub: Subcommittee #1
01/22/2018Subcommittee recommends laying on the table (7-Y 0-N)
02/13/2018Left in Education

Duplicate Bills

The following bills are identical to this one: HB38, HB354 and SB300.

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